Reply to-field in mailing list messages
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Sat Nov 6 09:26:37 UTC 2004
On a similar note, how can I setup a filter to move all ubuntu-users
list mail to a specified IMAP folder? Everything I've tried sofar has
failed. (Evolution here).
On Sat, 2004-11-06 at 11:03 +0200, Marius Bock wrote:
> Unfortunately Thunderbird does not have a Reply-to-list --- real pain in the butt.
> If anybody know of a Thunderbird Extension that does this then I would like to
> hear from you.
> Marius Bock -- marius at henriska.co.za
> Daniel Stone wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 06, 2004 at 09:31:04AM +0100, Loptr Chaote wrote:
> >>Being somewhat new to mailing lists I'm not so sure about the
> >>standards so I'll ask this question..
> >>I just recently discovered that all my replies to the Ubuntu-users
> >>list has been sent to the Reply to-address in the mail, which is that
> >>of the author rather than that of the list.
> >>Shouldn't all mail headers processed and sent out by the mailinglist
> >>be modified to read "Reply-to: ubuntu-users at ...."?
> >>If not, why so? Seems to me that that's want you want to do 99% of the cases.
> > Because that makes it more difficult to do personal replies (indeed,
> > very difficult). Most mailing software (Evolution, mutt, PINE, Balsa,
> > Thunderbird, whatever) provides a Reply to List button for exactly this
> > reason.
> > It's been debated before and the general consensus was to stay with the
> > current approach (which is standard for mailing lists) and have people
> > use the Reply to List button.
> > :) d
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