Re: [Evolution] Default From address stopped working

On Wed, 2009-11-18 at 12:13 -0600, John Lange wrote:
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.

Then I didn't understand what you 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.

The confusion is due to the interpretation of "forward". I assumed, in a
discussion about Evo, that you meant "forwarded by Evo or some
equivalent MUA", meaning there's in fact a new message (TO a personal
address in this case) with the old message either inline or attached,
whereas what you actually mean is "processed by a .forward file or


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