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Subject: Re: [boost] [mailing list] No Reply-To in messages?
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-21 22:34:07

On 03/22/17 01:21, Steven Watanabe via Boost wrote:
> 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).

The sender is still present in the From on my end. Here's what I see in
your message:

To: boost_at_[hidden]
From: Steven Watanabe via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>
Reply-To: boost_at_[hidden]
Cc: Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]>
Sender: "Boost" <boost-bounces_at_[hidden]>

Your message contains Reply-To, so when I hit Reply the composed message
is correctly addressed to

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