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Re: Mailing list move: "Debian UniZH" is no more


Daniel Mettler schrieb am Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 04:23:55PM +0100:
> Giacomo A. Catenazzi wrote:
> >No, please no "reply-to:"!

Yes, no reply-to. That's just the wrong way.

> well, but in general, the purpose of having an ml is having a 
> public discussion, isn't it?


> if so, posting back to the ml is the much more common usage scenario
> (and thus the expected behaviour) than replying to a subscriber in
> private.

Right, but what does this have to do with Reply-To headers?

> further, it avoids getting double messages from ppl
> accidentally hitting "reply-all" instead of "reply".

People should just decide to hit either "list-reply" or "reply" and
then everything works just as it is meant to be.

> i'm not sure whether setting the "reply-to" is the correct 
> technical measure though,


> but afaik it's generally accepted 
> practice for most mailing lists..

No, it is definitely not accepted. It's widely regarded as broken
"solution" for an already solved problem. See the List-* headers.

		 Regards, Axel
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