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Re: [Nmh-workers] yahoo mailing list addresses

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] yahoo mailing list addresses
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 18:52:59 -0500

>so now i'm wondering:  is there some IMAP feature, or possibly some
>new standard (or, more likely, new convention) for pulling the
>author's address either from an X-Original-From: header, or from the
>quoted text in the From: line?

I've seen the same thing for a Yahoo mailing list I'm also on.  I have
to believe they're using X-Original-From; parsing the display-name
would be too problematic, I'd think.  I know of no RFC that documents
this behavior, so I think it's just a convention that has just organically

Handling that in nmh should actually be pretty straightforward.  I
would personally lean toward not making it the default (but we should
definitely provide an example on how to configure it if a user is


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