On Friday 17 May 2019 at 5:21:57 PM, in
<mid:1683737479.20190517092...@gmail.com>, Susanne wrote:-

> I'm still a member on a few yahoo groups, and up
> until recently,

> under the "From" column in the message list window,
> the name of the actual poster was shown.

> Now, it only lists the yahoogroup address there. The
> real posters
> name is still on the header, once I look
> at the message. 

This problem was introduced in TB! v8.2 in January 2018 [0].

     we have improved The Bat! to made the following checks in the
     display name part of an address: if it contains an "@" character
     or any control character (such as "carriage return", "line feed"
     or "null" characters), then such a name part is discarded, and
     the user sees real email address rather than a fake one put to
     the sender’s name part.

Yahoogroups messages provide the From header in the format "Name email
address [group name]" <group email address, so the "Display Name
part" contains the sender's name and email address. Because this 
contains an "@" character TB! discards it.

> Is there a way to change something in
> the settings
> to get that name shown again in the message list?  

Unfortunately not. It's an annoying nannying feature with no way to 
deactivate it. You could always persuade the groups to move from yahoo 
to a group provider that has a more sane way of providing the From 

As well as yahoogroups, it affects mail forwarded from 
Spamgourmet addresses, where the From header should be
"sender name - sender email address" <obscured email address to reply 
from the Spamgourmet address>. 

I reported it on Ritlabs Issue Tracker [1] in February 2018. Aswell as
not fixing it, so far the developers have failed to acknowledge it.

[0] https://www.ritlabs.com/en/news/7059/

[1] https://bt.ritlabs.com/view.php?id=1435

Best regards

MFPA                  <mailto:2017-r3sgs86x8e-lists-gro...@riseup.net>

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