Reply to-field in mailing list messages
bill.christiansen at gmail.com
Sat Nov 6 10:26:03 UTC 2004
A tip for Thunderbird is to use "Reply All" and then delete the user
from the To field and the list address will jump from the cc field to
the To field. In gmail I only have to type a "u" and it pulls
ubuntu-users out of my contacts.
On Sat, 06 Nov 2004 11:03:45 +0200, Marius Bock <marius at henriska.co.za> 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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