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Re: What to do about spam in debian-user [was: Your Password Reset Link from CorrLinks]




On 2019-02-21, Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> (2) Mutt has a feature that lets you send an EXACT copy of a message
>> to a different address, preserving all of the headers and content
>> verbatim.  Mutt calls this "bouncing".
>
> If this is such a good feature, why is mutt the only agent doing it?
>>

As a matter of fact, Alpine has the same feature and uses the same
designating term ('BOUNCE (redirect) message to :').

I hadn't actually thought before now about the ambiguity of the word and
the possible confusion that might arise given its other, perhaps more
historically valid, meaning.