List settings

Bill Wisse wiswp at
Sun May 30 14:32:53 EDT 2004

On Sunday 30 May 2004 01:12, Jean-David Beyer wrote:
> John Arrowwood wrote:
> > Actually, what I mean is, the headers of the messages sent to the list
> > are not what I expect.
> > I expect a "Reply-To" header that lists the list address.  Of course,
> > the REASON that I expect that is because of the fact that all the other
> > lists I've been on have worked that way.  Doesn't mean it SHOULD.
> >
> > But you know, it kinda sucks getting two copies of the same
> > from the guy that replied, and one from the list, because
> > he cc'd the list.
> >
> > With a Reply-To header, hitting Reply would set the To: address to the
> > list.  Sure, to reply only to the individual requires extra work.  You
> > have to change the address.  But most traffic should be on-list or
> > off-list, not both, right?
> >
> > Oh, well.  It's just weird for me, that's all.  I'll adapt.  That's the
> > joy of being human! :)
> With my Mozilla Linux mailer, if I click reply, it goes to the author
> only, not the list. The other reply option is Reply All which sends to the
> list and the author. I hate getting replies like that, because I sometimes
> go to all the trouble to reply, and only the original author gets it. So I
> must ReplyAll, delete the To entry, change the CC entry to To, and then
> send, as I do now. Since no other mailing list seems to do this, I
> frequently forget.

The list suse-linux-e at works like this as well.
People get all confused and heated debates come up sometimes.

Greetings from

/bill at 169 west , 19 south.  
Disclaimer: Any errors in spelling, tact, or fact are
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