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Re: [Nmh-workers] masquerade settings & spost

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] masquerade settings & spost
Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:12:27 -0500

i wrote:
 > ken wrote:
 >  > pgf wrote:
 >  > >i didn't know about user_extension until just now. it's a pretty modern
 >  > >feature, as these things go, though it would probably be more generally
 >  > >useful if it allowed for substituting the entire username, rather than
 >  > >just appending to it. in any case, i suspect it's a new enough feature
 >  > >(the man page even references qmail :-) that people are probably still
 >  > >using it.
 >  > 
 >  > Sigh.  So you want to keep this?  Or do you want to have this instead?
 > sorry.  i was rambling.  i'm only saying that it should be dropped,

argh.  that should say "shouldn't", above.    -pgf

 > because, a) it's a pretty new feature,
 > so there are probably people actively using it, and b) it's quite a
 > useful feature -- on the fly modification (albeit limited) of the From:
 > address, in a way that caters to the variable-recipient feature found
 > in all major MTAs today. (i.e., address@hidden  or address@hidden)

 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 32.4 degrees)

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