Thunderbird and reply-to-list

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Tue Jan 30 05:25:15 UTC 2007

On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 22:49:15 -0600 Lorin Pino <ljpino at> wrote:
>Steve Lamb wrote:
>> Hello,
>>     Is Ubuntu's Thunderbird compiled to enable the reply-to-list 
>> located here:
>>     I know that Debian's version is patched to allow that extension to 
>> but thus far Ubuntu's hasn't been functional.
>I don't understand the need.  I want to reply to the list, I click on 
>reply (not reply all), and the message will be sent to the list.  Isn't 
>that what it is supposed to do?

It depends on how a mailing list is configured.  In some cases that's what 
you'll get, in others reply will reply to the person that wrote the 
message.  Properly configured mailing lists include field in the message 
header about the list and the list address for replies.

Scott K

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list