There's a bug opened for this (I don't have the number handy right
now). I'm going to look into changing this for 1.1 so a From address
can be specified, with the sender's address in the Sender field. Just
need to figure out the migration/defaults.


On Monday, November 9, 2009, David Solbach <> wrote:
> Hi,
> A user of KDE's reviewbord mentioned, that he has problem with bounce'd emails
> since Reviewboard uses the Reviewer's (Or Review creator's) address as Return-
> path/envelope-from...
>> On a related note, I'm wondering whether messages created by Review
>> Board should really have the reviewer's address as
>> Return-path/envelope-from. AFAIK, mailman uses its own address
>> instead so that it can detect bounces and disable the corresponding
>> accounts automatically after a certain number of bounces.
> He goes on:
>> I have to admit that I don't know how the submitter chooses the audience
>> for his review request. My understanding is that the submitter chooses
>> a certain group, e.g. kdepim, and then everybody subscribed to this
>> group gets a review request. If this understanding is correct then this
>> is very similar to sending a review request to a mailing list. The
>> submitter doesn't really care if some people subscribed to the mailing
>> list have problems with their email account. Of course, he might want
>> to be sure that a certain person gets the review request. Hmm. Not
>> easy. :-)
> I would agree with him, and he's not the only user that mentioned this. Is it
> worth to change the behaviour, so that the bounces go to the admin's adress or
> to an address owned by reviewboard?
> Sorry if that has been discussed before.
> Regards,
> David
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