[pmwiki-users] Mailling list Reply-To:
Patrick R. Michaud
pmichaud at pobox.com
Thu Oct 5 11:07:16 CDT 2006
On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 09:24:39AM +0200, Oliver Betz wrote:
> Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> > I have to agree with Nils on this one -- I particularly like
> > that responses to messages I've written come more quickly and directly
> > to my inbox via the 'Cc:' line. There are times when the mailing
> As I wrote: this argument is "pro Reply-To: modification" (to both
> the sender and the list) because several people usually reply _only_
> to the list address. "Reply to all" is bad, IMO.
> BTW: if the direct mail arrives first, and you reply to it, you don't
> have the headers (e.g. List-Post) from your list manager.
Well, I use "Reply to all" as my standard reply function (I've even
remapped the normal reply key in mutt to be "reply to all"), so the
lack of a List-Post header hasn't been an issue for me. But your
point is well taken.
> > to the list"), what mail clients should be doing is to set
> > the common/generic "reply" function to give priority to any
> > address given in the List-Post header if it exists.
> Maybe we get some more mail clients where the user can select this in
> the future.
I'm not holding my breath. :-)
> For me, both versions are acceptable. Usually I recognize if the mail
> is not sent back and I send it again (like Caveman/The Editor). I
> could even set a filter modifying the Reply-To:.
Now, *that*'s a cool idea -- just put in a filter converting any
List-Post header into a Reply-To address. I like it.
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