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

Thomas Gramstad thomas at ifi.uio.no
Mon Mar 23 20:06:27 CET 2015

On Mon, 23 Mar 2015, Lindsay Haisley wrote:

> On Mon, 2015-03-23 at 11:23 -0700, Mark Sapiro wrote:
>>> I know of exactly one that's "proper" in this regard.  One of the
>>> reasons I keep Evolution as my primary MUA is because it allows me to
>>> extract a message/rfc822 part from a multipart/mixed MIME structure and
>>> save it _as an email_ in the mail folder of my choice, at which point I
>>> can deal with it as I wish.
>>> T-bird doesn't do this, or didn't used to.
>> As far back as I can remember, T-bird does do this. It will display all
>> messages in a multipart/digest inline, but also list them as
>> 'attachments' which can be opened in a separate T-bird window and/or
>> saved to a file.
> T-bird comes close, but no cigar.  I've tinkered with it to try 
> to make it do what Thomas suggested was proper (with which I 
> agree).

I didn't. You misattributed a previous post to me.

My suggestion is to turn off the digest option unless you'd start 
losing/not getting subscribers to a significant degree. (Which 
would typically occur for really high volume lists. Most lists 

Thomas Gramstad
thomas at ifi.uio.no

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