[kdepim-users] email aliases in identities - what are they good for?

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 10:41:24 GMT 2014

On Monday November 17 2014 11:32:16 Erik Quaeghebeur wrote:

This came up on a current thread and seemed to warrant splitting off:

>> >2. For an identity, one can list aliases.
>> >2a. Is it possible to select from among those in some way in the mail editing window?
>> [...]
>> My guess would be that an identity's email aliases are used to fill in the From: field when replying to a message, based on what address that message was received on. [...]
>I tried that, it does not use the alias when replying.
>> >2b. Is it possible to enter a regexp in the alias field?
>> Have you tried? ...
>Yes, but i do not know whether it is ‘accepted’, because I have not yet found *any* effect of having defined the aliases, I now realize.

So the real question is: what are those aliases used for, if anything?

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