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jim at winonacotter.org
Tue Jan 9 19:53:23 GMT 2007
On Tue, 09 Jan 2007 16:44:56 +0100, Oliver Grawert wrote
> On Di, 2007-01-09 at 08:25 -0600, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> > Is there a reason this list is setup to reply to the sender and not to the
> > list?
> yes, breaking the mail headers with header munging disables the
> possibility for private responses and breaks with the mail transport
> standard as outlined in rfc-822, please use the reply-to-list
> function of your mailer (i.e. ctrl-l in evolution). all ubuntu
> mailing lists are working rfc-822 compliant ...
> for more info see http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html
Thanks Oliver. I will read the link. Makes total sense to me now. It just
isn't the norm so it sort of threw me off guard. I subscribe to many lists
and this is the only one using this method so it takes a little getting used
to. It also makes filtering into different mailboxes a little more difficult
since the list name isn't always in the email. But I am all for following rfc
standards. It would be nice if everyone took rfc seriously.
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