[Python-Dev] Someone should be shot

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 09:40:30 -0500

> I'm sorry! I meant to reply to tim alone, and ended up spamming python-dev!
> Of course, the real culprit is the person who fixed up the reply-to in
> the checkin messages to point to python-dev. Why was it done, and
> isn't there a better way? This makes it painful to personally comment
> on people's checkin messages. I suggest instead to add a mail-followup-to
> header
> (Didn't anyone read "Reply-To Munging Considered Harmful"?)

I agree with you, but Barry (who set this up) seems to believe that
there's a good reason to do it this way.  Barry, do you still feel
that way?  The auto-reply-all has probably tripped me up more than
anyone.  Anyone else have a strong reason why this should be set?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)