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Re: [Nmh-workers] Dealing with missing From: header during send.

From: Paul Vixie
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Dealing with missing From: header during send.
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 18:09:41 +0000

On Mon, 09 Jan 2012 13:01:04 -0500
Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> wrote:

> >Rather than guess, we should treat the absence of a From: header in
> >an outgoing message as a configuration error and abort the send. This
> >change makes the creation of a components file with a 'From:' header
> >mandatory; the code that initializes the Mail/ folder should
> >probably be extended to prompt for a default From address which is
> >then used to create a minimal components file.
> So, what do people think of this idea?  This would be arguably the
> most correct solution, but it would be a significant change from
> the way nmh has behaved in the past.

i think this is fine. nmh should gradually encourage people to make a
few changes here and there.

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