[ubuntu-uk] Guidelines for the mailing list (and Reply-To munging)

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Tue Jan 30 14:36:20 GMT 2007

Hi James
I think Gmail does not follow some standards anyway. It also makes it 
harder for a reply to be bottom posted, which causes difficulties in 
technical lists.(such as this).
It is worth the effort to find how to do what you actually wish, (and 
I encourage you to consider bottom posting).
alan c

James Dalley wrote:
>     I am sorry, surely I have to click 'reply' on gmail to reply to the
>     point being made by that particular person? but then it clicks to
>     the top and not the bottom as requested by the Guidelines. If I
>     click 'reply to all' would that not spread the point too wide?
>     Advice please- Caroline
>     On 30/01/07, *Andy* <stude.list at googlemail.com
>     <mailto:stude.list at googlemail.com>> wrote:
>         On 30/01/07, Neil Greenwood <neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
>         <mailto:neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com>> wrote:
>          > I get messages from two lists in this mailbox; one has Reply-to
>          > munging, the other doesn't.
>         What I find confusing is the Ubuntu and Ubuntu-uk set the reply
>         to the
>         list (which I prefer), but sounder has the reply-to set to the
>         author.
>         That always gets me. Why isn't it at least consistent?
>         Andy
>         In reply to top post...
>         That's the problem, having to manually delete the added lines,
>         then changing to the
>         bottom of the text.. A slight chore but it makes life much
>         easier for others..
>         James
>         ps sorry 4 hot,ail
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