> -----Original Message-----
> From: majordomo-users-owner@GreatCircle.COM
> [mailto:majordomo-users-owner@GreatCircle.COM]On Behalf Of Tony Roder
> Sent: Monday, August 03, 1998 1:22 PM
> To: majordomo-users@GreatCircle.COM
> Subject: Reattribution of sender
> I'm the listmaster of a private list that is maintained by an ISP.
> My access to the config file is limited to a handful of commands
> necessary to define the list and some of its basic features.
> On occasion, a subscriber's message will contain a word which
> Majordomo interprets as a command (subscribe, help, etc.), and
> -- as it should -- the message is then bounced to me.
> As I have learned from this list, I then copy the contents of the
> message to a file; I insert a line that says "Approved: <password>"
> at the top; and resend the message to the list.
> Sure enough, the message then appears on the list, except that
> my name appears in the From: field instead of the name of the original
> Is there anything I can do to prevent that?
At the top of the message include these headers as well
as the Approved header (as seen below):
>From: User Name <email@example.com>
>Subject: Subject of Message
This will set those headers to the fields shown instead of
using the headers from the incoming message. I think that'll
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