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Subject: Re: subbing envelope sender vs from:?
From: Richard Rognlie <rrognlie @ gamerz . net>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 19:16:46 -0500
To: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <20040209235902 . GA14174 @ impressive . net>
References: <20040209235902 . GA14174 @ impressive . net>
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On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 06:59:02PM -0500, Gerald Oskoboiny wrote:
> Upon receiving sub requests, some list management software
> attempts to sub the email address given in the From: header,
> others attempts to sub the envelope sender.
> 
> Which behavior is correct, and why?
> 
> I took a quick look at RFCs 2821 and 2822 and did a bit of
> googling but didn't find a good reference.
> 
> Does anyone know a good set of general guidelines for mailing
> list software that makes reference to the relevant RFCs?

http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-moore-auto-email-response-05.txt

has some good guidelines.  It has expired, but its still useful.

-- 
 /  \__  | Richard Rognlie / Sendmail Ninja / Gamerz.NET Lackey
 \__/  \ | #define SIX  1 + 5     /* http://www.gamerz.net/~rrognlie/ */
 /  \__/ | #define NINE 8 + 1     /*     <rrognlie at gamerz.net>     */
 \__/    | main() { printf( "The meaning of life: %d\n", SIX * NINE ); }



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