Re: [Evolution] Default From address stopped working

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 11:44 AM, Patrick O'Callaghan <poc usb ve> wrote:
On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 11:25 -0600, John Lange wrote:
But, suffice to say this change doesn't make much sense. I'm trying to
think of a situation where, by default you would want to reply from a
different address than the mail as went to but I can't.

Easy. People sometimes want to reply from an institutional address
rather than a personal one, especially if the original message was
forwarded from the institutional addess in the first place.

That's exactly what I just said.

If the mail is forwarded by the mail system, then the original "TO"
address will be the institutional address and the reply should come
from that address, not the mailbox it ultimately ended up in.

This of course depends on how the mail was forwarded but generally
speaking, if it was done by a rule or the MTA (Exchange, postfix
etc.), it will preserve the original "TO" line and the reply's "FROM"
should match that.

It can be a bit confusing but I think we agree and it's what Evolution
is no longer doing.

John Lange

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