ISTM that MH's authors took a wrong turn, given their implementation of
bcc and their reluctance to add dcc. This pushed them towards removing
the recipients from a group address. Having a "normal" bcc, or dcc
early on, would have given that second place to put the recipients when
an empty group is wanted for privacy.
I see your point and I can't disagree with it, but my feeling is that
ship sailed approximately 30 years ago; IMHO changing the behavior now
gets us very little and breaks things for existing users. I'm also
in the camp that think's MH's bcc behavior is confusing, and don't
understand John Romine's dislike of dcc. At least now those things
are better documented.
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