[IPython-dev] Should we change the reply-to line on the lists?

MinRK benjaminrk at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 19:55:36 EST 2012

I've always preferred lists that set reply-to as the list address.  Does
the 'strong recommendation' have a reason behind it?


On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 16:41, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey folks,
> it seems we keep on getting people confused by the need to hit
> reply-all.  There's endless debates on the merits of either approach
> online and I'm not super-interested in a deep, philosophical
> discussion about the well-being of the internet, just on making a
> simple and pragmatic decision that works *for us*.
> I'm so used to typing 'a' (the gmail shortcut for reply-all) that this
> has never bothered me, but I'm ok changing.  I can always manually
> change it to reply to the poster only if I want...
> Note that the setting we're using is listed as "*strongly
> recommended*" (emphasis theirs) in the mailman interface and is the
> default.  I've just followed their advice for a long time, but I see
> problems cropping up again and again, thus I'm willing to revisit the
> question.
> The change takes me two seconds to make, so I just want to hear if
> people really would be happier with it being made.
> Cheers,
> f
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