FUDforum
Fast Uncompromising Discussions. FUDforum will get your users talking.

Home » FUDforum Development » Bug Reports » From/To headers on emails (From/To headers on emails)
Show: Today's Messages :: Unread Messages :: Show Polls :: Message Navigator
| Subscribe to topic | Bookmark topic 
Switch to threaded view of this topic Create a new topic Submit Reply
From/To headers on emails [message #186909] Tue, 02 June 2015 11:22
nickurak is currently offline  nickurak   United States
Messages: 2
Registered: August 2014
Karma: 0
Junior Member
add to buddy list
ignore all messages by this user
When I receive email from a fudforum thread, I get a From: header which is the person who made the post, and a To:header which is me.

This seems incorrect. It seems to me that that combination of headers suggests that the person who made the post tried to send an email to me personally. That happens even if they never actually interacted with email in any way.

I see two alternatives that would be better:
  1. (my preference) Use an email address associated with the forum in the "From" header.. It's not necessarily the case that the person who generated the post "sent an email", so putting their email address in this field seems incorrect.
  2. Use an email address associated with the forum in the "To" header. That still looks like the poster intended to send the message to the forum, instead of to an individual.
Thoughts?
Quick Reply
Formatting Tools:   
  Switch to threaded view of this topic Create a new topic
Previous Topic: Odd error when editing my own post
Next Topic: Disqus and all-white screen
Goto Forum:
  

-=] Back to Top [=-
[ Syndicate this forum (XML) ] [ RSS ]

Current Time: Thu Mar 23 12:19:40 EDT 2017

Total time taken to generate the page: 0.00734 seconds