Emails sent via EmailUser should be more identifiable
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Author: gdonato

Currently emails sent using [[Special:EmailUser]] are not easily identifiable to the receiver as there is no clue that the email has been sent using MediaWiki without examining full email headers. In order to improve this, emails should have text like the following appended to them: "Email sent using MediaWiki's email feature. / Sent by User:Example"

I am aware the username of the sender is in the "from" field but this is insufficient as there is no way to know the e-mail came from MediaWiki so the name in the from field could mean anything. In addition, this would simplify email blocking of spammers using [[Special:EmailUser]] to distribute their spam.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

bzimport added a project: MediaWiki-Email.Via ConduitNov 21 2014, 10:04 PM
bzimport added a subscriber: Unknown Object (MLST).
bzimport set Reference to bz13714.
bzimport created this task.Via LegacyApr 12 2008, 3:36 PM
bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitApr 12 2008, 3:40 PM

bugs wrote:

I think this was done a few minutes ago by Werdna in r33178. (Marking as FIXED, if that's not what you meant, re-open.)

Meno25 added a comment.Via ConduitApr 17 2008, 11:38 PM

Reverted by Brion in r33315

Meno25 added a comment.Via ConduitJun 17 2008, 5:01 AM

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 14558 ***

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