Adding sender name to email

Jorgen Grahn grahn+nntp at
Sat Sep 2 20:09:32 CEST 2006

On Fri, 1 Sep 2006 11:51:55 +0100, Tim Williams <tim at> wrote:
> The smtp sender & recipients do not relate to the sender & recipients
> in the email itself,  Often they are the same, but they don't have to
> be.

To complicate things a bit more, using the term "sender" can invite
confusion. There's a rarely-used "Sender" header for things like "Alice
(sender) sent this message on behalf of Bob (from)". You're talking about
the "From" header and SMTP MAIL FROM.


  // Jorgen Grahn <grahn@        Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu
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