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Re: [Nmh-workers] RFC 5322 group support

From: Paul Fox
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] RFC 5322 group support
Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2013 10:50:46 -0500

ken wrote:
 > couldn't find it.  I will note that Dcc support is a relatively new
 > feature compared to group address removal, and is not universally loved
 > by the greybeards:
 > revision 1.2
 > date: 1989/05/03 16:25:05;  author: sources;  state: Exp;  lines: +4 -2
 > add "Dcc:" header line.  This is basically a blind distribution copy.
 > addresses listed on Dcc: lines are put in the envelope only!
 > I don't intend to document this since Bcc: is the socially appropriate
 > header to use for such copies.
 > /JLR
 > That's as far back as the files we have under revision control.  And just
 > for the record, my beard is starting to show a few streaks of grey :-)
 > I don't think there's any objection to documenting this behavior, is there?
 > I know, it's in the MH Book, but we should have a brief mention of this
 > in the base man pages.

yes, we certainly should.  bcc confused me for years, in that it
was different than the bcc feature i found in other mailers.  when
i finally found dcc, it started making sense.

 paul fox, address@hidden (arlington, ma, where it's 36.7 degrees)

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