Steve Moulton wrote:
> I have a customer who has gotten himself in some hot water by
> blindly replying to a mailing list rather than a user.
The correct way to handle is this to not set Reply-To: to the
list. In order to reply to the list, he'd have to explicitly
use the 'group reply' or 'reply all' function of his mail client.
If you don't have Reply-To: pointing to the list and he did say
reply-all, then that's his fault and drop it.
> wants me to rewrite the "From:" lines so that rather than
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> they read
> From: [listname] email@example.com
Watch out. You run the risk of generating a syntactically invalid
> so that the From: address stands out more and he is less likely
> to blindly reply. He asserts that listserv can do this.
> I've been through the FAQ, and, short of making changes to resend,
> I don't see a way of doing this.
> . Has anyone dealt with a request like this?
The first response is to not mess with From:. That's totally evil.