Allow user to reply-via-email using a different email address than their account email address

We’ve had a request from a member of our forum to be able to reply-via-email using a different address than the one with which they are registered.

The reason being: they registered with a single-use email address for the forum, which then forwards to their primary email address, which is where they would like to reply from.

They current receive the following message when trying this:

We’re sorry, but your email message to (titled Re: XXX) didn’t work.

Your reply was sent from an unknown email address. Try sending from another email address, or contact a staff member.

Is this possible to allow?

If you’re using local logins they can add an alternate email to their account (see Discourse Meta - The Official Support Forum for Discourse). It rather obviates the point of creating a single-use email just for the forum if they just want to use that address anyway. Now the forum has two of their email addresses.

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