Implied tech question: how to move a thread to another mailing list

Amedee Van Gasse amedee-ubuntu at
Mon Jul 12 21:26:03 UTC 2010

On 12-07-10 17:14, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Jul 2010 10:45:38 -0400
> Douglas Pollard<dougpol1 at>  wrote:
>> I agree I went to sounder, but the thread is here. I answered it here
>> the same as you did.  The thread is about Ubuntu 10.4 though it has
>> wondered off course.
>>                                           Doug
> Ah, I see an /implied/ tech question; how do I send the discussion to
> Sounder?
> It is so easy /almost/ anyone should be able to master it.
> Change the, "To:," line in your email to reflect the Sounder list
> thusly:
> ubuntu-users at  Go to the beginning of the eddress and
> hit, "delete," 12 times.  Without moving your cursor type, "sounder,"
> without the quote marks or the comma.
> Make sure that the, "at," sign is still there and the,
> "," part.
> The final eddress should look like this:
> sounder at
> Keep the subject line so people will know it is the same discussion
> that began on ubuntu-users.  Finish typing your email and send it.  It
> will reach the Sounder list and /not/ the technical questions /only/
> list.

Agreed, I should have set the To: header to 
ubuntu-users at; the Cc: header to 
sounder at and the Reply-To: and Followup-To: headers also 
to sounder at
My mistake. I'll try to remember it next time I suggest moving a thread.

There. Now I have turned this into a technical topic, on a technical 
support mailing list. No thanks needed.


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