[horde] [imp] Controlling the reply in IMP 5

LALOT Dominique dom.lalot at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 13:30:16 UTC 2011

2011/8/29 D G Teed <donald.teed at gmail.com>

> 2011/8/29 Vilius Šumskas <vilius at lnk.lt>:
> >> OK, we've talked about the theory.   Here is the reality folks...
> >> A ticket arrived in our Helpdesk this morning:
> >>
> >> User - Ricky XXXXXX (rickyusername)
> >> Incident: Network->Intranet->Webmail
> >> Assigned to: System Services
> >> Description: I believe there is a security issue with the email
> >> system. I have recently been receiving emails from students who have
> >> pressed the "reply all" to emails sent by YYYYYYY University to
> >> students.
> >
> > The university YYYYY is doing it wrong. It should *never* set To: or Cc:
> to anything more than one recipient per email when mass mailing students.
> There are far bigger dangers than misclicked "reply all" in such cases.
> >
> I don't know if you followed this thread.  Others have also confirmed
> that when the preference is set in Mailman to reply only
> to sender, horde isn't picking up on it.
> ( Mailman option reply_goes_to_list is set to Poster, which causes
> Reply-To:
> header to be set with poster name )
> The default behaviour we see in DIMP with imp5
> is reply to sender, which also cc's the list.

I CAN CONFIRM also for SYMPA and report that months ago.

lists configured with reply to sender leads to reply to list using dimp
default behaviour which is not acceptable. We are a lot to complain..


> >> Classes have not started yet, but this might be a killer for Horde 4 and
> dimp
> >> as the default interface.  Is there a way we can default to traditional
> mode
> >> rather than "automatic"?
> >
> > Yes, in Horde Configuration or Default/User Preferences.
> Thanks.
> We'll need to switch to this to avoid the confusion and problems
> until we get two buttons in dimp as per the feature request
> put into the bug tracker.
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Dominique LALOT
Ingénieur Systèmes et Réseaux

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