[Python-Dev] Someone should be shot

Thomas Wouters thomas@xs4all.net
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 19:59:12 +0100

On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 03:55:51AM -0800, Neil Schemenauer wrote:
> [Barry on removing the reply-to header on python-checkins messages]
> > I'm more than happy to do this (I remember adding the reply-to munging
> > reluctantly).  Understand one thing: anybody who naively replies to
> > the whole list will send those replies to python-checkins, not
> > python-dev.

> Could you make the script generate mail-followup-to instead of
> reply-to?  I know its not a standard header but some MUA
> understand it and it is exactly what is needed to solve this
> problem.  I think promoting it is a good thing.

The script just calls '/bin/mail'. The Reply-To munging is done by Mailman,
which is slightly more than 'a script'. syncmail could do it, but that would
mean using sendmail instead of mail, and writing all headers itself.

Thomas Wouters <thomas@xs4all.net>

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