[Ffmpeg-devel] reply-to headers and the mailinglist
Sat May 7 11:58:01 CEST 2005
Erik Slagter <erik at slagter.name> writes:
> On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 18:20 +0200, Fran?ois Revol wrote:
>> > 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
> Exactly. The default action for a mailing list is to reply to all, not
> an individual, otherwise I could hardly call it a mailing list.
There is no such thing as a default action. The users has several
commands to choose from, and they do different things. The normal
thing to do when replying to a list posting, is to use the "reply to
all" function, which does the right thing, independently of any
> Also using the definition of the url
> (http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html) means that about half
> of the mailers is broken. Reminds me of a dutch proverb: "The whole is
> mad, said the lunatic."
> I am not going to switch to another mailer to be more correct according
> to some people.
Are you saying Evolution doesn't have a "reply to all" function? I
would consider that broken, ideed.
mru at inprovide.com
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