Hi,

  In mail "[ruby-talk:12874] How do I send messages with SMTP with an additional name?"
    Tammo Freese <tammo.freese / offis.de> wrote:

> currently I am playing with Net::SMTP. I tried the following code in IRB:
> 
> Net::SMTP.start("polaris-neu.offis.uni-oldenburg.de") do |smtp|
>     smtp.sendmail(msg, '"Tammo Freese" <tammo.freese / offis.de>',
> 'tammo.freese / offis.de')
> end
> 
> But the From: part of the mail is always tammo.freese / offis.de, without the
> name in '"'. Is there a workaround for this?

SMTP-From is different from From: field of email.
From: field is a content of email and SMTP-From is delivery data.
And Net::SMTP is not a message composer but (only) a sender
because composing email message is out of range for "SMTP" class.

Minero Aoki