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Displaying Bcc: header to recipient

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A search of the forum turns up 32 threads on "Bcc: header", including 10 suggested by the title "Displaying Bcc: header to recipient" -- but none address this question: What does it take to populate the Bcc: header for each recipient in the post headers, not just in the delivery wrapper?

For years I have noticed that sometimes when I am a Bcc recipient, a Bcc: header will be included in addition to any To:/Cc: headers (and of course the Delivered-To: header which every post includes, but is generally not among the headers normally displayed) -- and I realize how much nicer (and more personalized) it looks than receiving a post which does not have my name on a displayed header. It provides to the recipient a definite indication that one has received a (blind) courtesy copy of the post for which the sender and disclosed recipients are shown. Over time I have learned that those courtesies only come from Googlemail/gmail accounts, and wondered:

  • (a) How do they instantiate the Bcc: header for Bcc recipients?, and
  • (b) How can I make TB do that for my non-Googlemail/gmail accounts?

Anyone know? [Note: The add-on Mail Merge addresses this in a different way, by converting every Bcc: address to a To: address, but that is actually a slightly different solution to a slightly different problem. I would rather take the more direct, and at least equally courteous, approach of simply displaying the Bcc: header.]

A search of the forum turns up 32 threads on "Bcc: header", including 10 suggested by the title "Displaying Bcc: header to recipient" -- but none address this question: What does it take to populate the Bcc: header for each recipient in the post headers, not just in the delivery wrapper? For years I have noticed that sometimes when I am a Bcc recipient, a Bcc: header will be included in addition to any To:/Cc: headers (and of course the Delivered-To: header which every post includes, but is generally not among the headers normally displayed) -- and I realize how much ''nicer'' (and more personalized) it looks than receiving a post which does not have my name on a displayed header. It provides to the recipient a definite indication that one has received a (blind) courtesy copy of the post for which the sender and disclosed recipients are shown. Over time I have learned that those courtesies only come from Googlemail/gmail accounts, and wondered: * (a) How do they instantiate the Bcc: header for Bcc recipients?, and * (b) How can I make TB do that for my non-Googlemail/gmail accounts? Anyone know? [Note: The add-on Mail Merge addresses this in a different way, by converting every Bcc: address to a To: address, but that is actually a slightly different solution to a slightly different problem. I would rather take the more direct, and at least equally courteous, approach of simply displaying the Bcc: header.]