[Ffmpeg-devel] reply-to headers and the mailinglist
Thu May 5 18:52:26 CEST 2005
"Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:
>> >> IMHO, the best is not to do any reply-to processing. See
>> >> http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html for a discussion on
>> > > the
>> >> topic.
>> > This is nonsense...without it everyone would reply off-list and
>> > spam us all.
>> It seems to work well on all the lists I subscribe to that don't mess
>> with reply-to. Any sane mailer has a command that replies in the
>> proper way.
> I don't have time to add that command to BeMail and the default one
> replies always offlist with that kind of stuff and it drives me mad.
So bemail isn't sane. End of story.
>> Setting relpy-to to the list addrss only makes it difficult to reply
>> off-list, if that's what you actually want to do.
> But it's not what I usually want to do.
> If I want to do that I just "Reply to Sender" which does the correct
> Any sane mailer should do that :P
That feature doesn't seem to be as wide-spread as "reply to all" (or
similar names). Of course, any really sane mailer (like gnus) can be
made to do absolutely anything.
mru at inprovide.com
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