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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] reply-to munging
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 09:11:45
Message-Id: 200504141111.32298.pauldv@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] reply-to munging by Andrea Barisani
On Thursday 14 April 2005 11:01, Andrea Barisani wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 10:54:35AM +0200, Paul de Vrieze wrote: > > Hi all, > > > > It appears that recently the mailing list server has enabled reply to > > munging. From previous discussions (about 2 years ago) it was decided > > not to do this reply to munging. What I want to ask is do we want to > > reconsider this decision, or do we want the reply-to munging be > > disabled again? > > The reply-to was set in almost all mailing lists with the old server. > During the migration I kept the Reply-To for all lists, I didn't notice > that gentoo-dev wasn't using it. > > I agree that reply-to munging is a bad idea and I tried removing it > from gentoo-user receiving a lot of flames because of that, see also > this bug for something related about this topic: > > http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=82887 > > I'm prefectly happy with removing our reply-to header (and leaving > user_defined one if any) if the userbase of this ml is happy to deal > without it.
It also changed for the many smaller lists like -core, -nfp, -trustees, (basically all). Perhaps it could be changed such that only -user has the munging. Paul -- Paul de Vrieze Gentoo Developer Mail: pauldv@g.o Homepage: http://www.devrieze.net