[Mailman-Users] The "right" way to reply to a mailing list

William Bagwell rb211 at tds.net
Sun Mar 22 01:52:43 CET 2015

On Saturday 21 March 2015, Al Black wrote:
> Although the ideal solution is obviously users changing their behaviour
> and or MUAs, I've wondered whether an "auto-trim" function within mailman
> would make sense (for digest users...)  

Yes! For every one, not just digest users. And it should default to removing 
all but one single level of quoted text (regardless of top or bottom 
posting) and be *user* setable to none removed or all quoted text removed. 

Should also remove all quoted list banners and this should not be an easily 
changeable setting. Make them edit the source if they want to see seven list 

BTW, in my older version of KMail left clicking and *releasing* the 'Reply' 
button uses the default 'Reply' option. Left clicking and *holding* opens a 
dialog box with the following four options,
Reply to Author 
Reply to All
Reply to Mailing-List

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