list rules [was: Reconfigure after changing Video Card]

Billie Walsh bilwalsh at
Sun Aug 1 11:23:49 UTC 2010

On 08/01/2010 03:17 AM, Stephen Michael Kuhn wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Aug 2010 01:32:42 pm Billie Walsh wrote:

> Um, smart folks snip what's unnecessary. (This is an age-old argument
> predating the "known" internet by a fair hunka years.)
>> The other stupid thing I see all the time is setting a lists defaults to
>> reply to sender and then requiring replies be sent to the list. If you
>> want the replies to go to the list, set that as the default.
> Part of that is the fault of the email client. Some email applications (like
> Evolution and Kmail and Claws and T-Bird and Sylpheed and Elm and Pine) are
> built specifically for it. Best to blame the developers. Besides, they never
> wear fashionable clothing and never have cool haircuts.

I admin several lists on many different kinds of services. Every one has 
a setting where the admin can choose whether replies go to the list or 
the sender.


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