Re: bugs + rant + constructive criticism (long)
On 3.I.2001 at 19:31 Peter Makholm wrote:
> Riku Voipio <email@example.com> writes:
> > Which reminds me, why doesn't this list just set:
> > reply-to: firstname.lastname@example.org
One and the same mail can be sent to more than one mailinglists, but the
replyes usualy should go to only one of them.
> Please read "``Reply-To'' Munging Considered Harmful" <URL:
> It should say it all.
With one exception:
> Reply-To munging does not benefit the user with a reasonable mailer.
> People want to munge Reply-To headers to make ``reply back to the
> list'' easy. But it already is easy. Reasonable mail programs have two
> separate ``reply'' commands: one that replies directly to the author
> of a message, and another that replies to the author plus all of the
> list recipients.
This doesn't apply to the Debian mailinglists.
Anton Zinoviev, <email@example.com>