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Re: List Ettiquette

On 2009-08-29 22:31, Neal Hogan wrote:
<using gmail . . . rich formatting . . . clicked "repy to all">
<oh . . . and this is top-posted>
get over the email format!

I know.  Lost that war a long time ago...

gmail provides a nice gui-riffic format that many feel comfortable
using. I don't get where this complaining about client usage is going.
If you a want  more "pure" OS, then . . . ummmm . . . go somewhere

Ron (et al) . . .  you seem to have no problem responding to the
majority of posts to this list. Is it really a matter of principle? We
understand that you "hate" gmail, but when you respond to this post
you will be admitting that it has no real affect on the overall debain

</top posting is an issue . . . not a gmail issue>
</I hope that you can read this>


On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 10:17 PM, Ron Johnson<ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
On 2009-08-29 21:21, Celejar wrote:
On Sat, 29 Aug 2009 14:51:04 -0700
"Kevin Ross" <Kevin@FamilyRoss.net> wrote:


If this is official Debian policy, then why don't they set the Reply-To
header to be the list?  As it is now, every time I reply, I have to
edit the addressee list.  Hitting Reply only goes to the original poster.
Reply All goes to the poster and the list.

I know that there's another side to the debate.
   Since Reply-To munging adds additional functionality, it
   actually increases freedom of choice. Not only can you now
   reply only to the list, you still have the option to reply
   to the original author, or to all recipients, easily and

Except... that's not true.  On the lists I'm subscribed to which do reply-to
munging, both <Reply> and <Reply All> only reply to the list address.

Obsession with "preserving cultural heritage" is a racist impediment
to moral, physical and intellectual progress.

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