[Edu-sig] Mail features (was Re: Fwd: Do we "teach computers" when we write code?)
echerlin at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 00:51:08 CEST 2009
On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 3:43 PM, kirby urner <kirby.urner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Gmail. No, source is not available. They do accept feature requests at
>> Once in a while I see that some feature I wanted made it in.
>> Of course the mail software can't help you remember when to change the
>> subject line.
> How would Reply to List differ from Reply to All, which gmail has?
Reply to All, which I used on this message, puts you in as primary
recipient, and the list as cc:. I _could_ delete you, and move the
list address to To:, but I usually don't feel like taking the trouble.
This time I left it deliberately.
> Seems like you'd have to be able to pick out a list from all the
> others, which means persisting a list of lists, which may be more
> trouble than it's worth?
You mean if the message is crossposted to multiple lists? Well then, I
just use Reply to All.
> I think just posting to the list is often sufficient, so if others
> reply, it goes to the list also. No need to CC anyone you already
> know is on the list maybe?
Yes, that's what I'm asking Google to let us do.
> Anyway, this gets in the realm of "to each her own" i.e. not my place
> to micromanage the habits of others, just giving a few cents worth.
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