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On Sun, 2005-01-16 at 11:07 -0600, William Kilian wrote:
> I agree that replies should go only to the list and not the list and
> sender. That's normal list etiquette. I don't get duplicates because I
> have procmail recipe that catches them all, but I had noticed when
> Replying to All that sometimes that there were several cc's listed.
Nifty. Would you be kind enough to share this recipe? I would
appreciate it greatly.
> I don't want to start any holy wars about MUAs or list policy, but I
> think the list should be overriding Reply-To headers.
Actually, that is an infrastructure thing. They won't do it, and I
agree with them.
> I'm using Mozilla Thunderbird with no extensions, and the only toolbar
> reply buttons or context menu choices I get are Reply to Sender and
> Reply to All. I.e., I have no explicit Reply to List option. However,
> Reply to Sender uses the Reply-To address if it exists. My Reply-To is
> blank and the list sets the Reply-To to firstname.lastname@example.org on
> messages from me. I notice that the list also does this for others.
> However, the Reply-To for messages from you is not set to the list.
> There are others whose personal addresses are also staying in the
> Reply-To. That's probably why I started using Reply-All in the first
> place. I'd been wondering why I had to fix the headers so often when I
> reply to this list. Shouldn't the list be overriding Reply-To headers?
> Who wants the casual reply to a message from this list to go just to the
> original sender anyway? If somebody really has a need to email only the
> original sender, let that person take the extra time to fix the address.
Anyway, if Thuderbird has no way to reply-to-list, then Thunderbird
should be extended. Is there a feature request already out there for
this? I know that in evolution, you must select "Reply to List" from
the context menu, as there's no button for it.
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