[Alpine-info] bouncing emails changes From and Date headers
Benjamin R. Haskell
alpine at benizi.com
Tue Apr 6 13:51:29 PDT 2010
On Tue, 6 Apr 2010, Jeffrey Bastian wrote:
> On 04/06/2010 03:07 PM, Benjamin R. Haskell wrote:
> > 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.
> I'm sorry if I wasn't clear. I'm accessing gmail via Google's IMAP
> and SMTP servers, so it's likely smtp.gmail.com that's munging the
> headers when I bounce a message.
> I just tried bouncing an email on Gmail IMAP through a different SMTP
> server and the From and Date headers were preserved as expected.
> I'll report this to Google.
Good luck with that. Googling:
Gmail on behalf of
came up with Google's "solution" for preventing the annoying "Sent on
Behalf of" problem (because they won't alter the "Sender:" header):
enabling external SMTP.
(via http://lifehacker.com/5326947/gmail-removes-on-behalf-of-for-real-this-time )
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