[horde] Fwd: Re: To: and From: formatting problem

Michael M Slusarz slusarz at horde.org
Wed Mar 1 09:01:56 PST 2006

Please keep discussions on the list.

----- Forwarded message from ron.hall at mcgill.ca -----
     Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 11:33:12 -0500
     From: Ron Hall <ron.hall at mcgill.ca>
  Subject: Re: [horde] To: and From: formatting problem
       To: Michael M Slusarz <slusarz at horde.org>

Michael M Slusarz wrote:

> Quoting Eric Jon Rostetter <eric.rostetter at physics.utexas.edu>:
>> Quoting Chris <bsd at 1command.com>:
>>>  From colmn, it shows To:<who I sent it to> *instesd* of who
>>> (me in this case) sent it. It *does* properly show who sent
>>> mail to me for all others who sent me eMail. It only shows incorrectly
>>> if the eMail was from myself. Has anyone else experienced this?
>> Everyone.  This is the intended behaviour.
>> If you are sending the mail, then presumably you know who it is from.
>> What good is a listing that shows lots of e-mail from yourself?  It is
>> generally much more informative to show who you sent the mail to than
>> to show only that you sent it.
>> This feature is particularly important/useful in the "sent-mail" type
>> folders, where all the mail is from you. :)
>> Doing this used to be a no-brainer.  Now that Horde/IMP allow multiple
>> identities, one could argue it might be nice to see which identity sent
>> the mails (i.e. show the From: address instead of the To: address).  This
>> would probably only be useful if you had a lot of identities and routinely
>> CC yourself though.  Someone might propose making this configurable for
>> that reason, though I still doubt the usefulness of showing the From: when
>> it is from yourself...
    I have a mailbox wish starts out (older messages) showing proper
    from and newer messages showing the user address (sender).

    Very confusing and it is driving me nuts trying to figure out why.


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