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Re: [HACKERS] Adding Reply-To: <listname> to Lists

From: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: <doug(at)mcnaught(dot)org>
Cc: <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,<pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Adding Reply-To: <listname> to Lists
Date: 2004-11-29 07:17:30
Message-ID: 3035.24.211.141.25.1101712650.squirrel@www.dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
Thread:
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Doug McNaught said:
> "Marc G. Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
>
>> No, the poster will still be included as part of the headers ... what
>> happens, at least under Pine, is that I am prompted whther I want to
>> honor the reply-to, if I hit 'y', then the other headers *are* strip'd
>> and the mail is set right back to the list ...
>
> I'm in the "Reply-To considered harmful" camp.  I also don't see any
> real evidence that the current setup is causing problems.
>


And the historical document referred to can be found here:

http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html

and an opposing view here:

http://www.metasystema.net/essays/reply-to.mhtml


cheers

andrew



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