Commit 65afb02c authored by Alberto Bertogli's avatar Alberto Bertogli

docs: Document the use of SRS when doing alias forwarding

When an alias has a remote destination, chasquid uses sender rewriting
(also known as SRS [1]) to forward the email without risking being in
violation of SPF policies.

See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sender_Rewriting_Scheme for more
details.

This, however, wasn't documented anywhere, as noted in
https://github.com/albertito/chasquid/issues/6.

This patch adds a paragraph to the alias documentation explaining this
behaviour.
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flowers: [email protected], [email protected]
```
Destination addresses can be for a remote domain as well. In that case, the
email will be forwarded using
[sender rewriting](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sender_Rewriting_Scheme).
While the content of the message will not be changed, the envelope sender will
be the constructed from the alias user.
User names cannot contain spaces, ":" or commas, for parsing reasons. This is
a tradeoff between flexibility and keeping the file format easy to edit for
people. User names will be normalized internally to lower-case. UTF-8 is
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