>>>>> "BF" == Bob Frankston <Bob_Frankston@frankston.com> writes:
BF> I find that many of the mailing lists I try to subscribe to seem to
BF> insist and using my "from" address as the subscription address. Perhaps
BF> Majordomo is generally flexible -- just want to be assured that I can
BF> specify an arbitrary address.
Well, the help message returned by any majordomo server should make that
subscribe listname firstname.lastname@example.org
works just fine, though it may require some approval. I have to say,
though, that that definitely isn't the question that you originally asked.
BF> As to rules running off the envelope, by the time the message gets to
BF> its destination the envelope is gone. Only routing (MTA) systems can
BF> see the envelope.
Bull. Sorry, but I have to ask if you've actually tried this. The
envelope sender is preserved in the From_ line, which is passed by Sendmail
to the delivery agent if configured to do so.. The envelope recipient is
generally obvious, though sendmail will strip off the `+' and any trailing
information and pass it as a separate argument to the delivery agent.
Really, I'm not lying. Perhaps you are thinking there's something else in
the envelope that you would need to do filtering?
Here's a sample procmail rule that works just fine for me:
which will trap and filter majordomo-workers mail even if majordomo-workers
was BCC'd or is nowhere in the message headers. It comes from the
Jason L. Tibbitts III - email@example.com - 713/743-8684 - 221SR1
System Manager: University of Houston High Performance Computing Center
1994 PC800 "Kuroneko" DoD# 1723