[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

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

From: Jeffrey Honig
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Dealing with missing From: header during send.
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 13:12:53 -0500

On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 13:09, Paul Vixie <address@hidden> wrote:
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.

If we are going to change the behavior in any significant way then we should make it a major release (i.e. 2.0).



Jeffrey C. Honig <address@hidden>
GnuPG ID:14E29E13 <http://www.honig.net/jch/key.shtml>

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]