Thunderbird and reply-to-list

Lorin Pino ljpino at
Wed Jan 31 00:07:51 UTC 2007

Jeffrey F. Bloss wrote:
> (snip)
> It is, and it will happen that way using Thunderbird if the list
> software makes sure there's a proper Reply-To header pointing to the
> list submission address. A lot of lists don't do that. This one does.
> The very active Python mailing lists do not, for instance.
> Some mail clients can be told to dig a little deeper than Reply-To in
> the form of a "Reply to List" option which scans for headers like
> List-Post, X-Been-There, etc. It's a *most* useful option if you
> participate in a lot of mailing lists. Without it you're often finding
> yourself replying either to "everyone", or directly to the person whose
> post you're replying to. :(
Thanks for the explanation.

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