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Subject: Re: [boost] [mailing list] No Reply-To in messages?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-21 22:21:24


On 03/21/2017 04:05 PM, Andrey Semashev via Boost wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 10:16 PM, Daniel James via Boost
> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> The problem is that Andrey was cc'd in the email, which arrived before
>> the email from the mailing list. Both mails have the same message-id,
>> so gmail discards the second one it receives. This means the mailing
>> list software doesn't have a chance to change the headers.
> I see. So the problem appears whenever a person does Reply to All,
> which sends two messages - to the ML and the original author that is
> specified in CC? But was the older infrastructure adding CC to the
> messages from the ML? I think it wasn't. Do we need the CC?

  The From field used to be the sender, but was
changed to be the list. Without the CC, the
sender's email won't appear anywhere. Besides
which, reply all could always cause this issue
(and I have observed it occasionally in the past).

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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