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Subject: Re: not about (was Re: PLEASE DO NOT CC ME ON MESSAGES TO THIS
From: J C Lawrence <claw @ kanga . nu>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 19:56:10 -0800
To: Doug McNutt <douglist @ macnauchtan . com>
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: Message from Doug McNutt <douglist @ macnauchtan . com> of "Tue, 25 Feb 2003 20:30:39 MST." <p05100304ba81ddc04353 @ [192 . 168 . 1 . 14]>
References: <F2C46B70-4924-11D7-895E-0003934516A8 @ plaidworks . com> <p05100304ba81ddc04353 @ [192 . 168 . 1 . 14]>

On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 20:30:39 -0700 
Doug McNutt <douglist @
 macnauchtan .
 com> wrote:

> Note that, even for a human reader, it's not so easy to find the list
> address for a reply. Eudora picks the Return Path header or, with the
> option key, every e-mail address anywhere even if it results in
> duplicate mailings. It doesn't know how to pick out just the list
> address. There is no Reply To: header which would be used if it were
> present.

Aye, that's what the List-post: header from RFC 2369 is intended for.
It could use wider support.

> if there is no Reply To: in the submission does it not make sense for
> the list software to add one pointing to the list itself? 

That's debatable as one of the uses of manually setting Reply-To is to
move a thread from one list to another (I use this fairly often).

-- 
J C Lawrence                
---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas. 
claw @
 kanga .
 nu               He lived as a devil, eh?		  
http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/  Evil is a name of a foeman, as I live.


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