On Tuesday, October 7, 2003, at 12:25 AM, Kurt Bigler wrote:
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The To header in the message isn't used for delivery. Read up on the SMTP protocol, and you'll learn that there's the message, and an "envelope" that contains the sender's address (MAIL FROM, added as a Return-Path header by qmail) and the recipient's address (RCPT TO, added as Delivered-To by qmail/vdelivermail).

Email programs will use the same address for the From header and MAIL FROM, along with the same addresses for RCPT TO as in the To header.

Tom Collins
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