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

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Dealing with missing From: header during send.
Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2012 13:19:09 -0500

>> >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.

Alright, to move things along I'm going to make DUMB and REALLYDUMB
the defaults just to move along on my current work, and we can figure out
what to do regarding the implementation details of this change later.


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