Re: "Do not CC me"
- To: Debian Devel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: "Do not CC me"
- From: Thomas Goirand <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 20:03:54 +0800
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On 11/26/2012 04:27 AM, Игорь Пашев wrote:
> Hi there!
> I see many note in this list like:
> "I'm registered to the list. So please *do not* Cc: me."
> So I'd like to note:
> 1. Some e-mail cleints make it hard not to CC. For example GMail has
> only two options: reply and reply to all. "Reply" will send email to
> the author, not to the list
> 2. Some email cleints are smart enough to guess that CC and list email
> is the same and will not duplicate it
The solution to this is very simple. Have the
mailing list manager to add a Reply-To: header
on each messages.
I've done this on few of the lists I manage, and since
then, nobody sends double-messages.
But, probably, mailman is too stupid to have such
kind of options (I use (and maintain in Debian) MLMMJ,
which is used by big distros like Gentoo and SUSE).
P.S: I know that the list manager adding a Reply-To:
header breaks the RFC, and people setting-it up
explicitly on their mail client, but it works very well...