FYI: Remove GMail "Reply-To:" for Lists

Mustafa Abbasi lordverminard at
Mon Jul 4 12:01:03 UTC 2005

nice trick
i just set it up.
btw do you know anyway to stop it from qouting text from the last emails.

On 7/4/05, Paul M. Bucalo <ubuntuser at> wrote:
> GMail automatically inserts the sender's email address in the "Reply-To:"
> for any emails sent from the account. This causes those replying to these
> posts to have to manually strip the user's email address from their reply
> post while composing, or to use a menu choice that replies to the mailing
> list only, as is available in Evolution.
> A neat little trick was posted on a list I use to frequent a while ago. By
> going into the "Settings" of your GMail account, and adding "< >" as the
> "Reply-To:" address, GMail will leave the header blank. Please note that
> there is one space inserted between the less-than and greater-than signs.
> Of course, the double quotes should not be added, as well. I have no idea
> where this is documented, but it does work. I suggest everyone using GMail
> consider making this change to keep their email addresses out of the
> "Reply-To:" header.
> Btw, has anyone tried something like this on other Web-based email
> accounts that do the very same thing to the "Reply-To:"?
> FYI,
> Paul
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