[lug] Back to original - trouble with e-mail posting

Calvin Dodge caldodge at fpcc.net
Fri May 19 14:33:24 MDT 2000

Wayde Allen wrote:
> Basically, when Arnie tries posting to the BLUG list I get a bounce
> since the list can only determine that the message is being sent
> from the e-mail address "arnie".  Upon examining his mail headers I find
> the line:
>    sender:  arnie
> which obviously is not a complete e-mail address.  The list bounces the
> message since it only allows posts to come from subscribed e-mail
> addresses.
> Anyone know why we are now seeing this header line?  Where is it being
> generated - in the mail transport agent (sendmail, etc.) or in the clients?

I think Netscape does that by default.  You might try adding the following

user_pref("mail.suppress_sender_header", true);

to preferences.js and liprefs.js in the $HOME/.netscape directory.


Calvin Dodge
Certified Linux Bigot

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