[linux-elitists] Notify about using the e-mail account.

Bulent Murtezaoglu bm@acm.org
Sun Apr 11 23:51:11 PDT 2004

>>>>> "TEN" == Teh Entar-Nick <nick@teh.entar.net> writes:
    TEN> 	Those folks may show up as
    TEN> grandmamel@dialup56-242.bfeisp.com, but they switch the From:
    TEN> header over.  

W/o an mx (maybe wildcard?) for that domain, they will not get bounces
or DSN's back.  

    TEN> [...]	Also, what if you're using an SMTP smarthost, and that
    TEN> smarthost changes?  You'd have to modify all your mailing
    TEN> list subscriptions even though your address hasn't moved at
    TEN> all.  [...]

I don't see why the envelope sender has to be different than the header
from address people use due to smarthost issues.  There are of course
legitimate reasons why the two can vary (mailing lists being the most

I maybe mailman lets this happen for the case where a mailing
list is subscribed to another? 



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