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

Dan Mick Dan.Mick at West.Sun.COM
Wed Nov 15 03:48:04 CET 2000

> At 5:50 PM -0800 11/14/00, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> >2) If you don't want to take that advise, you certainly shouldn't overwrite
> >    a users' reply to with the list's
> I'll disagree. If you feel you must coerce reply-to, coerce it 
> unconditionally. You've already decided the list's needs outweigh the 
> individual's needs, or you woudln't be coercing in the first place 
> Once you make that decision, whether or not the user ALSO uses a 
> reply-to is meaningless, and trying to take that into consideration 
> only confuses things, because then the list has its reply-to coerced 
> -- sometimes, and you have to know how to read mail headers ot figure 
> out when. Not good for the typical user, who may never figure out why 
> something isn't working randomly.

I have to agree with Chuq; all or nothing seems to be the only sane
policy.  (and I'm a big Reply-To hater.)

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