General-Purpose Mail Package
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Switches to compose mode. After composing the message, sends messages to the specified addresses.
For each message in msglist, switches to compose mode and sends the composed message to the sender and all recipients of the message.
reply, except that the composed message is sent only to
originators of the specified messages.
Notice, that setting mail variable
flipr (see Mail Variables) swaps the meanings of the two above commands,
reply sends the message to the sender and all
recipients of the message, whereas
Reply sends it to
Switches to compose mode. After composing, sends the message to the originators and recipients of all messages in msglist.
followup, but reply message is sent only to
originators of messages in msglist.
To determine the sender of the message
If the previous step did not determine the sender address, the address from SMTP envelope is used.
Let’s illustrate this. Suppose your mailbox contains the following:
U 1 email@example.com Fri Jun 30 18:30 8/245 Re: The Sa ? Print 1 From: Antonius Block <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Smeden Plog <email@example.com> Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 13:23:41 +0300 Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: News Hi
Now, you issue the following commands:
? sender mail-followup-to reply-to from ? reply To: <email@example.com> Subject: Re: News
As you see, the value of
Reply-To field was taken as the
Now, let’s try the following command sequence:
# Clear the sender list ? nosender # Set new sender list ? sender From
From address will be taken:
? reply To: Antonius Block <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: News
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