Re: Keeping desired From:

Eugene Crosser (
Mon, 14 Jul 1997 23:45:58 +0400 (MSD)

> So, I think it would be a right thing not to write the 'From:...' line
> for messages from local users (i.e. with myfqdn as the host part of the
> RFC-822 address) but to handle the replys to such messages by means of
> aliases or the 'MatchGECOS' option of sendmail.

Personally I will not approve such a kludge.

If your primary connection to Fidonet is thru another ifmail-running
node, why bother to show yourself as a fidonet node at all? If you
*really* need, put an appropriate "From:" address in your messages
(and send them to /400 over IP ;)