[Tutor] Replying to the tutor-list

Dave Kuhlman dkuhlman at rexx.com
Sun Feb 18 20:10:08 CET 2007

On Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 11:28:21AM +0000, Tim Golden wrote:
> Kent Johnson wrote:
> > Tim Golden wrote:
> >> field and tutor at ... in cc: My problem there is that I usually
> >> don't want to send the originating individual a private copy
> >> of an email he/she is going to receive from the list in any
> >> case, so I usually cut-and-paste around so that only the list
> >> is in To: AFAIK, TB doesn't offer any configurability here,
> >> neither a reply-to-list button, nor any option to treat a
> >> list specially on a general reply-to-all.

MailMan provides an administrative option to remove duplicates:

    "Filter out duplicate messages to list members (if possible)"

I believe that it is on by default.

Am I right that, if set, this eliminates your problem?

> > 
> > I use TB too; if you reply-all and just delete the originator from To: 
> > (leaving the list as Cc:) it works fine. Though I have started leaving 
> > the originator in as some people seem to prefer that.
> Thanks for that; (testing it out on this post). My issue is that my 
> procmail filter doesn't seem to pick up the list when it's cced.
> But that's for me to sort out it :)

Maybe a procmail rule something like this:

    * ^(To|Cc):.*tutor at python.org

Note the Cc.


Dave Kuhlman

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