From: Thomas Jost <>

When replying, the From: address is already filled in by notmuch reply, so most
of the time there is no need to prompt the user for it.
 emacs/notmuch-mua.el |    7 +++++--
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/emacs/notmuch-mua.el b/emacs/notmuch-mua.el
index 7c05a81..556d2bf 100644
--- a/emacs/notmuch-mua.el
+++ b/emacs/notmuch-mua.el
@@ -155,7 +155,10 @@ name and addresses configured in the notmuch configuration 
   :type '(repeat string))

 (defcustom notmuch-always-prompt-for-sender nil
-  "Always prompt for the From: address when composing a new message."
+  "Always prompt for the From: address when composing or forwarding a message.
+This is not taken into account when replying to a message, because in that case
+the From: header is already filled in by notmuch."
   :group 'notmuch
   :type 'boolean)

@@ -203,7 +206,7 @@ the From: address first."
   "Invoke the notmuch reply window."
   (interactive "P")
   (let ((sender
-        (when (or prompt-for-sender notmuch-always-prompt-for-sender)
+        (when prompt-for-sender
     (notmuch-mua-reply query-string sender)))


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