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Subject: Re: [boost] Mangled "From" field in mailing list posts
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-06-14 11:01:11

On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 12:55 PM, Asbjørn via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 14.06.2017 12:15, Olaf van der Spek via Boost wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 10:32 PM, Michael Caisse via Boost
>> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> We can consider some other possible changes; however, it is impolite to
>>> modify the From field with an address that would indicate an individual
>>> but represents the entire list.
>> Is it?
>> I get notifications from github with From: User Name
>> <notifications_at_[hidden]>
>> It seems like the best solution.
> I think it would greatly increase the chance of someone mistakenly sending
> private mails to the list. That's not an issue with the github mail address.

Why not? If you reply it ends up in the public issue tracker.


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