[python-uk] The perils of reply-to
ed.hartley at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 18:20:06 CET 2013
On 3 Jan 2013, at 17:13, Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
> On 3 Jan 2013, at 17:07, Jon Ribbens <jon+python-uk at unequivocal.co.uk> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 04:41:27PM +0000, Antonio Cavallo wrote:
>>> like this?
>> I don't want either of those options, I want the proper, standard
>> list behaviour, which is "Reply-To unchanged from the sender's email".
> However sincerely (and obstinately) you believe in the correctness of your desires, the mailing list exists to serve its users - not any notion of correctness. The majority of the subscribers who have expressed an opinion, either in this thread or the poll, prefer reply-to-list.
> FWIW on lists where reply-to goes to the individual I *very* regularly see messages accidentally sent only to the original sender and not to the list. This is regularly a (mild) impediment to communication. I very rarely see the opposite (public replies that were meant to be private). So the cure is largely worse than the disease.
For a moment there I thought I was in 1993 not 2013 :)
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