[clug] thunderbird displayed "From"
eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Fri Jun 14 08:06:44 UTC 2019
Recently (I forget how long) I noticed that in thunderbird, the From item in the mail item panel
as well as in the folder column is showing "list CLUG" rather than the senders name.
Since many people do not include their name in a sig (or a final salutation) I do not know who
the person really is. For example, a thread today comes from Steve Jenkin who has a clear sig,
and a reply then comes which I cannot see the sender. The headers clearly include
From: Keith Goggin via linux <linux at lists.samba.org>
and the quote in the reply starts with
On 14/6/19 4:37 pm, steve jenkin via linux wrote:
so the information is there and used otherwise - so why not in the "From" column?
Is this a recent thunderbird configuration change (by me or through an update, now version "60.4.0 (64-bit)")?
Or maybe this is something in the list manager?
I think it is the former.
Eyal at Home (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)
More information about the linux