[Mailman-Users] Re: [Mailman-Developers] Reverting question

Phil Barnett midnight at the-oasis.net
Tue Nov 14 07:31:00 CET 2000

On 14 Nov 2000, at 1:07, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:

> I'm surprised.  I would think that munging reply-to is only useful for
> lists of people who don't know how to drive their MUAs.  Is the
> problem just that they got used to one way of doing things, and now
> there's a different way?  That I can sympathize with.  Is it that
> suddenly, some people are getting two copies of messages because
> people don't know how to trim their headers?  Yeah, that sucks.
> Or is it something else?

I use Pegasus. My replyto is global. If I unset my replyto, it's 
removed from ALL of my mail.

I don't really want to be going to my configuration page and 
blanking it for some mail and turning it back on for other mail. First, 
it's a hassle. Second, I'll undoubtedly do it wrong at some point. I 
want a replyto in my mail. 

Every mail list that I have participated in overrides replyto when 
replyto is set to the list. To my fellow list users who have been 
using lists that do this for the last three years, not having it work 
that way is disconcerting to say the least.

egroups and opensource.org are two examples of list providers that 
override replyto.

But, I certainly understand the desire to have it work the way you 
have it set now. I just think the behaviour should be selectable. It 
doesn't have to be all or none.

Thanks for the patch! 

Now, if I could create a new list, I'd be back on track...

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