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Re: mutt configuration not displaying my name in mailing list threads

On Sun, Jun 18, 2006 at 07:59:38PM -0400, mlaks wrote:
> On 23:41 Sun 18 Jun     , Steve Kemp wrote:
> .  This is because Mutt recognises that *you* sent the mail, so
> >  it shows you that you sent it "To: debian-user....".
> > 
> >   For the rest of us it shows up fine.
> > 
> > > what do i change in my muttrc to get this right?

I use following in ~/.muttrc and it is fine.

## Thread index with senders (collapse)
set index_format="%4C %Z %{%b %d} %-15.15n %?M?(#%03M)&(%4l)? %s"

Pascal's posing had link to the documentation.

> It is clearly a bug and not a feature in a single 
> mail directory devoted to debian-user mailing list. 
> I expect to see --- and  would like to see My Name 
> on My Mail, not "To debian-user".   

Most of the configurable things on these well used programs can be
tailored to one's taste.  It may not be so obvious as GUI, but ...

> I like the promise of mutt. Only read mail and do it Right.
> Unfortunately this is clearly Wrong.

Relax :)  I can assure you I used to felt like you.  I was wrong too.

> I hope someone on the list knows the Right setting to set.

I think I got above from googling on the mutt.org ML.



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