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Re: discussion list email headers

 
From: "Bob [W7REJ] bob@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers]" <dadadev@PROTECTED>
Subject: Re: discussion list email headers
In-Reply-To: (no subject)
Date: February 5th 2018
Thanks so much for the reply. After posting this I did more research and saw the DMARC requirements. What was throwing me was my email client, Thunderbird. It  replaces the tag output (from address) with the word "Me" or in some cases, "Bob" and does not show the full from address. I didn't realize this until I opened the same email in web based GMail and saw "bob@PROTECTED". So, it is working.

My only concern will be others experiencing the same thing with their email clients as I did. Placing the tag in the email body likely will not work since you've already shown they get stripped or at least not replaced.

I wonder if there is a way, with back end code, to store the from address into a variable that could be inserted into the outgoing email HTML? Again, its my concern that others will experience what I have as I described above.

For now, I'll just live with it. Thanks.



Bob
W7REJ
bob@PROTECTED
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PCOEM Comm / RST / GVARC

On 2/4/2018 6:20 PM, Moshe Katz kohenkatz@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers] wrote:
 
From: kohenkatz@PROTECTED
Interestingly, the template tags were stripped from my response.  Let's try that again...

Look for "From: header phrase:". The default (which this list seems to use) is:
< ! - - tmpl_var original_from_phrase default="Subscriber" - - > < ! - - tmpl_var subscriber.email - - > [< ! - - tmpl_var list_settings.list_name - - >]

NOTE: You will need to remove the extra spaces from the template tags. I had to add them to prevent them from being stripped.

Moshe

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On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 8:11 PM, Moshe Katz kohenkatz@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers] <dadadev@PROTECTED> wrote:
 
From: kohenkatz@PROTECTED
Bob,

The "From" address cannot be the original sender's address because of DMARC. Many email providers will reject your mailing list emails if they contain the original sender's address in the "From" field.

As you can see on this discussion list though, the sender's name and email address are shown in the "Name" portion of the "From" header.
For example, your message says "From: Bob [W7REJ] bob@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers] <dadadev@dadamailproject.com>". That's really the best you are going to get.

You can find this setting in the "Bridge" plugin settings under "Discussion List Options". Look for "From: header phrase:". The default (which this list seems to use) is:
[]

Also visible in the template of this discussion list is the "From" line at the top of the message body which has your email address in it.
I'm not sure offhand which template tags that uses though.

Moshe


On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 10:06 PM, Bob [W7REJ] bob@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers] <dadadev@PROTECTED> wrote:
 
From: bob@PROTECTED Hello,

I have set up a discussion list for a group of emergency services ham radio volunteers.

When I post an email to the list, the distributed copies have the list address in the from and to fields of the email. I know that replies work correctly but the fact that the sender's email does not appear in the from field is confusing some folks.

Is there a way to make the distributed emails show the sender's address in the email? also, is there a way to show the recipient's email in the To: field for each recipient?

If these can't be set, is there some code (similar to &lt;!-- tmpl_var subscriber.email --&gt;) I can plug into the HTML, at the top of the message body that show's who the message comes from?

Thanks.


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Bob
W7REJ
bob@PROTECTED
www.w7rej.net
PCOEM Comm / RST / GVARC


 

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