[Python-Dev] netiquette on py-dev

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 07:45:14 CEST 2012

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 1:58 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 1:44 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> wrote:
>> I don't know of any webmail implementations that provide
>> reply-to-list, so a lot of us end up using reply-to-all.  Cleaning up
>> the headers requires at least deleting the To (which is where the
>> author ends up), and perhaps moving the list from Cc to To (to make it
>> pretty, I don't think a nonempty To is actually required by the RFC).
>> Especially on a mobile device this is a PITA.
> I go the other way: hit Reply, and then replace the author's address
> with the list's. I'd much rather have a Reply List though.
> Unfortunately no decent webmail seems to have it, and I'm still
> looking for a decent non-web-mail client too.

I used to do that, but switched to using Reply-All instead after
sending too many unintentionally off-list replies.

So yeah, the basic problem is mail clients that don't offer a
"Reply-List" option, with the Gmail web client being a notable


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