On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 11:52 -0500, Mike McCarty wrote: > Ron Johnson wrote: > > On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 12:25 -0400, Angelo Bertolli wrote: > > > >>Ron Johnson wrote: > >> > >> > >>>If you send question to the list, you should expect the answer > >>>to only go to the list. > >>> > >>> > >> > >>Ok, now I'm confused. I've seen so much "respond this way" on the list > >>lately. I'm using Tbird, and when I hit "reply" it replies to the > >>poster only. When I hit "reply-all" it goes to the poster, the list, > >>and maybe a few others that got picked up along the way. I thought this > >>was done on purpose so as not to munge email headers with mailman, > >>but... now I've seen people say: > >> > >>1) CC me because I'm not on the list (ok done - hit reply-all) > >>2) Respond to the list and don't CC me > >> > >>So in this case, do we hit reply-all, and cut and paste the list email > >>as the To: line, removing all others, etc? > >> > >>It seems to me if this is the behavior desired, then the mail headers > >>should be munged in mailman like so many others lists do. > > > > > > Doesn't T-bird have a "Reply to list" option? > > > > It does NOT. Oh. Now I understand your problem. The solution is to use Sylpheed, Evolution or KMail. > And the way this echo is set up is a fairly irritating annoyance to me. > > If I do a "Reply" as is my custom, then I have to switch to another > window, right-click to copy the list e-mail address, switch back, > click on another "To" and right-click to paste it in. > > And if I don't notice, then the reply goes only to the originator. > So then I have to go to the "Sent" folder, find the message, and > forward it to the list. > > Either one also messes up threaded reading. > > But, I was told that this has all been hashed out before, so I guess > there are those who just don't care or don't know about what it costs > others to use the list. -- ----------------------------------------------------------------- Ron Johnson, Jr. Temporarily not of Jefferson, LA USA PGP Key ID 8834C06B I prefer encrypted mail. "Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity." George S. Patton, Jr.
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