[plug] Mail question

Timothy White weirdit at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 19:37:34 WST 2005

On 12/8/05, Russell Steicke <r.steicke at bom.gov.au> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 11:16:57PM +0800, Peter F Bradshaw wrote:
> ...
> > I would not think so. The 'To:' header (along with most of the other
> > header items that are normally visible in the mail reader) are generated
> > by the receiving MTA.
> What?  No, most of the mail headers except the Received headers (and
> Delivered-To headers if qmail is involved) are generated by the
> sending MUA.

This was my understanding as well. And the Received and Delivered-To
headers are no longer just qmail, also fetchmail and gmail and lots of

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