[BangPypers] Change in Mailing list settings

Vinayak Hegde vinayakh at gmail.com
Fri Aug 23 15:00:19 CEST 2013


+1.

It is irritating to know that you have only replied to the recipient and
not the list an then forward it back again. There is no point in optimizing
for one off cases such as job postings.

-- Vinayak


On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 6:26 PM, Anand Chitipothu <anandology at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 6:18 PM, Anand B Pillai <
> anandpillai at letterboxes.org
> > wrote:
>
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> > Hi List,
> >
> >    The mailing list settings has been modified to change the
> > default reply-to address to the poster. Earlier it was
> > the list itself.
> >
> >    This was done to make sure replies to job postings don't
> > reach the list. It has been a pending gripe for a while.
> >
> >    However this means, those people used to clicking "reply"
> > to send their answers to the list would need to take note.
> > Most clients (like Thunderbird) support a "Reply list" for
> > mailing lists, so you can use that, or "Reply all" otherwise.
> >
>
> Please don't that. I've always hated mailing lists with that setting as I
> always replied to the sender and usually it takes long time before
> realizing the mistake.
>
> Anand
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