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Subject: Re: Appending "Reply-To" in Outgoing Mails
From: Chip Rosenthal <chip @ unicom . com>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 1995 00:14:10 -0500 (CDT)
To: salman @ earth . sparco . com (Muhammad Salman Mughal)
Cc: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <199508170219 . VAA15070 @ earth . sparco . com> from "Muhammad Salman Mughal" at Aug 16, 95 09:19:32 pm

Muhammad Salman Mughal writes:
> I simply think that "sometimes" there is no
> need to directly reply to the sender.

I'm tired of beating this horse every three months.  (And not necessarily
just on this list.)

I've thrown together a *very* rough draft of a page on this topic, entitled
``Reply-To Munging Considered Harmful''.  It is available at
<URL: http://www.unicom.com//FAQ/reply-to-evil.html>.  I welcome any
comments.

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