I hate the new mail system

Paul Berger phb.hfx at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 17:40:53 CST 2017

Well I am using Thunderbird 45.7.1 and I see this "Chuck Guzis via 
cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>" as "From" in your message.


On 2017-02-28 7:32 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> On 02/28/2017 03:18 PM, Torfinn Ingolfsen via cctalk wrote:
>> FWIW, reply and reply all in Gmail web interface now lists both
>> addresses (originator and mailing list). I don't know if this is a
>> change again.
>> Also, I find it somewhat funny in a bizarre way that people on this
>> list who have experience with all kinds of systems, all kinds of
>> user interfaces and many generations of machines (computers and
>> otherwise) can complain over a little thing like this change.
>> (Bikeshed?)
> I can deal with the new format pretty well, but for one aspect, which is
> very annoying.
> I use Thunderbird as my email reader.  In the past, the "From" field
> displayed in the message summary would tell you who sent the message to
> the list.  It no longer does--it's all "CCtalk".
> That makes separating the grain from the chaff a lot more difficult in
> my case.
> If anyone has a workaround for Thunderbird, I'm all ears.
> --Chuck

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