[Mailman-Developers] Reply-To: handling

Jay R. Ashworth jra@baylink.com
Fri, 19 Oct 2001 16:21:55 -0400

On Fri, Oct 19, 2001 at 12:48:29PM -0700, J C Lawrence wrote:
> > Assuming that mailers correctly handle such a Reply-to.
> True.  If we insert the list address at the head of the reply-to
> list then broken MUAs would seem unlikely to change their behaviour
> (or so quick testing here with a couple such MUAs suggests).


> BTW: Do Mutt et al correctly handle multi-address Reply-To?

Unknown.  I'll have to try it.

> > And note that this message arrived here with no To: header, FWIW.
> My bad.  To save myself typing I started the message by doing a
> group reply to a -dev post and whacking the headers to match (which
> I then failed to do cleanly).  

...exposing a bug in Mutt: it will find a list-name in a CC header...
as long as there *is* a To header.  It couldn't tell the message in
question was a mailing list message.

-- jra
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