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Re: Responses to the list (oops)



On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 12:39 -0500, Albert wrote:
> Angelo Bertolli wrote:
> > [Sorry for replying in that other thread, here is a new one:]
> > 
> > 
> > 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.
> 
> Yes, you are right. Debian does this different than the rest of 
> the world.

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