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Re: Responses to the list (oops)



Ron Johnson wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-09-23 at 14:20 -0400, Angelo Bertolli wrote:
> 
>>Ron Johnson wrote:
>>
>>
>>>http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html
>>
>>This is fine.  Notice how "reply to the list, but don't CC me" isn't 
>>part of what "reasonable mailers" are expected to do:
>>
>>"Reply-To munging does not benefit the user with a reasonable mailer. 
>>People want to munge Reply-To headers to make "reply back to the list" 
>>easy. But it already is easy. Reasonable mail programs have two separate 
>>"reply" commands: one that replies directly to the author of a message, 
>>and another that replies to the author plus all of the list recipients."

> Exactly.

    Pst, Roon, CCing the OP without it expressedly requested is against list
policy.  Furthermore it is wasteful.  Reasonable clients should have a
reply-to-list.  Keep up man!



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