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Include the original sender name in the FROM field
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Ever since T66795 was fixed, now the "FROM" field of emails that a user sends to you using Special:EmailUser is alwys the same; in case of Wikimedia wikis, it is "{{SITENAME}}" <wiki@wikimedia.org>.

This is not ideal because it does not inform the user that the email is actually sent on behalf of another user. Instead, the FROM address should read: "{{SITENAME}} on behalf of $1" <wiki@wikimedia.org> where $1 is the username of the original sender.

Event Timeline

Huji created this task.Jan 2 2017, 4:01 PM
Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptJan 2 2017, 4:01 PM
Huji claimed this task.Jan 2 2017, 4:02 PM
Aklapper removed a project: I18n.Jan 2 2017, 4:13 PM

I don't see anything I18n related here hence removing that tag.

Currently this is:

From:      MediaWiki <wiki@wikimedia.org>
Reply-to:  AKlapper <a@b.c>
To:	   Malyacko <x@y.z>
Huji added a comment.Jan 2 2017, 4:39 PM

I don't see anything I18n related here hence removing that tag.

I only added it because we would end up introducing/modifying some i18n messages. But I guess you are correct.

Currently this is:

From:      MediaWiki <wiki@wikimedia.org>
Reply-to:  AKlapper <a@b.c>
To:	   Malyacko <x@y.z>

And it should be:

From:      "MediaWiki on behalf of AKlapper" <wiki@wikimedia.org>
Reply-to:  AKlapper <a@b.c>
To:	   Malyacko <x@y.z>
Huji removed Huji as the assignee of this task.Jan 7 2017, 3:01 AM
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