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Subject headers constructed by rmail-forward

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: Subject headers constructed by rmail-forward
Date: Mon, 07 Apr 2003 19:33:07 +0100
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/directory/emacs.html)

When rmail-forward constructs a subject line for a forwarded message,
it produces something like:

Subject: [original_from_address: original subject]

I think it ought not to include the email address of the original
sender in the subject header. The reason is that this possibility
seems to be overlooked by some anti-spam-harvester devices.

For example, that of mail.gnu.org, http://mail.gnu.org/spam.html.
Email addresses appearing in message *bodies* are protected, as are
those appearing in From: headers, but any in the Subject: header are
left intact. For example,

Maybe such schemes should be improved, but I would still prefer not to
have email addresses added to Subject: lines. My personal preference
would be for a new subject header of the form:

Subject: Fwd: original subject


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