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Re: [Fwd: Re: Sound structure (was Re: Dell Inspiron 8600)]

On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 02:47:09PM +0200, Juraj Ziegler wrote:
> Once again, I replied only to the sender. ;-/
> Any reason, why the list manager sw does not "Reply-To:"?

Many reasons, explained here for example:

"Good" e-mail clients usually have 3 different reply modes:
"private reply" (replies only to sender)
"list reply" (replies to the list, and not to the sender)
"group reply" (replies to everyone mentionned in the

I don't know if it'd be possible to reduce the number of
modes to 2 ("reply to sender" and "reply to all") with it
still being useful.  Either way, changing the Reply-to would
be bad because everyone that uses their e-mail program the
right way would get confused (as they'd be sending private
replies to the list). Between accidently posting to one
person, and accidently posting to a list, I'd much rather do
the former.


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