[Alpine-info] bouncing emails changes From and Date headers
Benjamin R. Haskell
alpine at benizi.com
Tue Apr 6 13:07:53 PDT 2010
On Tue, 6 Apr 2010, Jeff Bastian wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Apr 2010, Jeffrey Bastian wrote:
> > If I bounce a message to a new address, it changes the From and Date
> > headers to my address and the current date.
> I did some more testing and it appears this is only a problem if I
> bounce a message sent to my gmail address.
> That is, I've configured alpine to access gmail via IMAP, and send
> email through Google's SMTP servers. When I bounce a message this
> way, it changes the From and Date headers.
> If I use alpine to bounce a message from a more standards-compliant
> IMAP server, the From and Date headers are preserved as expected.
It's the IMAP server making the changes? and not the SMTP server?
It wouldn't surprise me to find that the SMTP server would munge the
>From header, but it seems an odd chain for the IMAP server to do so.
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