[Ffmpeg-devel] reply-to headers and the mailinglist
Thu May 5 19:33:53 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
> > thing.
> > 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.
I need 2 things to us egnus for mail here...
- fix the configure.ac in XEmacs (they *finally* switched over to
- get it use the sane and native format for mails instead of mbox or
whatever crap unix use. That's not gonna happen any time soon :p
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