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Re: [Nmh-workers] cannot get envelop sender address correct

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] cannot get envelop sender address correct
Date: Tue, 06 May 2008 10:43:19 -0400

On Tue, 06 May 2008 10:29:02 EDT, David Levine said:
> > >It's always been that way.  I think that we should retain the
> > >original nmh capability, just change the default build configuration.
> > 
> > "Meh".  I actually think "it's always been that way" is kind of a lousy
> > reason to not have a capability (and I think you have it backwards:
> > preventing the user from doing something isn't a "capability").
> By "capability", I mean this:  the installer of nmh can
> prevent a mortal user from using masquerading.
> There certainly are plenty of ways for mortal users to
> sidestep this prevention, of course.  But why should we
> change the behavior of nmh when we don't need to?  It's easy
> to change the default nmh configuration (to something that
> many of us seem to use, anyway).

I'd definitely vote for "change the default but keep the config option for
those sysadmins that need it"...

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