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Re: Default for the envelope From in smtpmail.el

From: chad
Subject: Re: Default for the envelope From in smtpmail.el
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2012 17:42:24 -0700

On 11 Aug 2012, at 17:19, Stephen J. Turnbull <address@hidden> wrote:

> Glenn Morris writes:
>> Now you send it. The envelope from address (which is used eg for the
>> MAIL FROM command sent to the stmp server) should default to whatever
>> was in the From: header.
> This is a bad idea.  Emacs should set the envelope address only on
> specific request from the user.  Provide an easily customized option,
> yes.  Default, no.  The default is to let the MTA figure it out.

I suspect that Glenn is talking about the case where Emacs is
pretending to be an MTA. Then again, I might be wrong. The large
number of possible mail configurations for emacs makes these
conversations tricky.


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