[Mailman-Users] Setting up redundant mailing lists in OSXSnowLeopard.

JRC Groups joemailgroups at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 06:56:46 CET 2010

Hi, Mark.

On 1/4/10 9:38 AM, "Mark Sapiro" <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:

> But you probably don't need to mung the reply-to, at least for the
> sublists. Assuming no reply-to munging at all, the original post will
> always be From: the OP and To: the umbrella. Thus reply will go to the
> OP and reply-all to the OP and the umbrella, just as for a
> non-umbrella case.

Shouldn't it be the other way around ? Most lists I either belong or have
belonged to work the opposite way. Reply always sends to the list and Reply
All goes to the list and OP.

> If you want to mung a reply-to, munging the umbrella to reply-to the
> umbrella should suffice as that reply-to will pass through the
> sublists unchanged.
> The only place you have a problem is if the member's MUA offers list
> reply based on the List-Post: header. This then may go to that
> member's sublist only. The answer to this is to set
> include_rfc2369_headers or at least include_list_post_header to No on
> the sublists.

Since I have no way of knowing these details for every subscriber (whether
the subscriber's MUA offers reply based on the List-Post: header as you
stated) would it cause any problems to make it standard procedure to set
those commands to no as you suggested above ?

Thank you for your help.


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