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Re: Q: List Policy

On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 1:33 AM, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
On 11/15/08 22:26, Patrick Wiseman wrote:
On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 11:09 PM, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. <
bss03@volumehost.net> wrote:

On Saturday 15 November 2008, "Patrick Wiseman" <pwiseman@gmail.com> wrote
about 'Re: Q: List Policy':
On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 5:04 PM, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net>
On 11/15/08 13:43, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
I was fairly sure that the policy for this list, and most of the
Debian mailing lists was to NOT CC the poster in replies unless they
requested it. Is that correct?

 I only ask because I've been getting a lot of CCs recently and I

Gmail.  It's Evil.
How so?  When I reply to an email to this list, gmail presumes I want to
reply to the sender.  I simply change the return address to the list.  I
manage several forums on which I set Reply-To to the forum address; gmail
respects that.  If there's a problem here, it's not gmail.
http://woozle.org/~neale/papers/reply-to-still-harmful.html-- the body of
which should actually be read after reading the first two references.

Oh, please.  What the heck do you know about the forums I manage?

Forums (fora?) "live" on web servers.  Why should they care about Reply-To?

Which just goes to show that you, too, know nothing about the for(ums|a) I manage.  They are indeed web-based, but they send and receive email posts.  Hence they care.  (And, as far as I know, "forum" has absolutely nothing to do with "web"; it's a term as old as the ancient Greeks, and I use it in that sense, as a place for rational discourse.)


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