[INN] #103: news2mail does not handle postings with different senders

INN rra at stanford.edu
Sun Dec 21 19:35:24 UTC 2008

#103: news2mail does not handle postings with different senders
 Reporter:  iulius     |       Owner:  eagle
     Type:  defect     |      Status:  new  
 Priority:  low        |   Milestone:       
Component:  utilities  |     Version:  2.4.5
 Severity:  normal     |    Keywords:       
 D. Stussy reports that news2mail does not handle postings to multiple
 lists which have different envelope-from senders.

 It should be handled by sending multiple messages.  One would have to call
 mailto() for each UNIQUE SENDER in saddr{}.  A null entry (or no entry) in
 saddr{} for a given list can match any non-null entry (but should only
 actually be matched to one - e.g. the first).  Note that the number of
 unique senders is not necessarily the same as the number of lists.

 Currently, the "news" user is used as the envelope-from sender when
 multiple lists receive a posting, or when one list omits the third
 parameter in news2mail.cf.  The news2mail program is set up as a funneled
 channel in newsfeeds, implying multiple matches should be handled as one
 -- and multiple matching funneled feeds will result in a single call to
 the script.

Ticket URL: <http://inn.eyrie.org/trac/ticket/103>
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