[python-uk] The perils of reply-to

Antonio Cavallo a.cavallo at cavallinux.eu
Thu Jan 3 13:31:54 CET 2013

For the added "entertainment" value alone I'll leave as it is!

But on the other end emails like these could lead to people losing their 
job or worst, and only for a momentary lapse of reason (or butter fingers).

So all in weighted, I'm in for changing the reply-to field to the 
originator's email before someone starts to send some "spicy" emails by 


Jonathan Lange wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 11:40 AM, Andy Robinson<andy at reportlab.com>  wrote:
>> As a list admin I supposed I ought to ask this again.
>> Currently the emails are set to 'reply to the list' by default.   It
>> used to be 'reply to sender' but too many people found they were doing
>> just that and cutting off conversations, so a few years ago there was
>> a general vote to change it.
> http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html makes a compelling case
> for choosing 'reply to sender' over 'reply to the list'.
> jml
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