[horde] Feature Request - allow envelope-sender to equal envelop-to on reply.

Michael M Slusarz slusarz at horde.org
Tue Jun 14 21:22:20 UTC 2011

Quoting Simon Brereton <simon.brereton at buongiorno.com>:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: horde-bounces at lists.horde.org [mailto:horde-
>> bounces at lists.horde.org] On Behalf Of Michael M Slusarz
>> Quoting Simon Brereton <simon.brereton at buongiorno.com>:
>> > Hi
>> >
>> > There is a feature request, which, while it only just occurred to
>> me,
>> > I can't believe hasn't been requested before.
>> >
>> > My mail server (in common with several others) allows for a
>> delimiting
>> > character, everything after which is ignored (by default in postfix
>> > it's a +, but you can change this)..  So that user at domain.com is
>> the
>> > same as user+identifier at domain.com
>> >
>> > I find myself using this more and more often, not just to file
>> mail,
>> > but also to track which sites are sharing my email address.
>> > However, the value in this is nullified when I have to respond to
>> an
>> > email and the sender becomes user at domain.com
>> >
>> > Would it be possible to add a feature to IMP that says if you get
>> an
>> > email delivered to user at domain.com but envelope-to is
>> > user+identifier at domain.com, that the envelope-sender automatically
>> > becomes user+identifier at domain.com?
>> This works just fine with IMP 5.  Responding, e.g., to a message from
>> foo+bar at example.com correctly sets the To: address on the compose
>> message to foo+bar at example.com.
>> > Also, if it would be possible to specify what the delimiter is (in
>> my
>> > case it's non-standard).
>> To the extent this doesn't already work, no.  Why would you need this
>> anyway?  Such e-mail tags are meant to be transparent to everyone
>> outside of the local MTA anyway.
> Because generally, I use this feature with shady sites/companies I'm  
> not yet sure I want to entrust my email address to.
> So for example, if I sign up to horde.org with user-horde at domain.com  
> I want to be able to respond to emails addressed to  
> user-horde at domain.com with that address to avoid revealing the real  
> address.  user-horde at domain.com can then be blocked later if needs  
> to be and I don't have to worry about them also having knowledge of  
> user at domain.com with which to continue their now unwanted  
> communications.

Setup an identity specifically for "user-foo at domain.com" in Horde's  


Michael Slusarz [slusarz at horde.org]

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