[LCA2015-Chat] reply-to all on lists always was broken and still is broken, please revert

Jethro Carr jethro.carr at jethrocarr.com
Mon Jan 12 19:31:14 EST 2015

Whoops apologies for top posting - a horror that I'm sure everyone on this list can agree with.


On 12 January 2015 9:29:52 pm NZDT, Jethro Carr <jethro.carr at jethrocarr.com> wrote:
>Just checking, did you mean to reply to just me or the whole list? ;-)
>On 12 January 2015 9:28:10 pm NZDT, Marc MERLIN <marc at merlins.org>
>>On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 10:45:02PM +1300, Jethro Carr wrote:
>>> > year.
>>> > http://marc.merlins.org/netrants/listreplyto.html
>>> >  
>>> > Can someone please revert this breakage?
>>> One person’s breakage is another person’s feature.
>>Yes, mostly preventing reply to author for some Email clients is a
>>(and not that it means anything, but I've been a mail and list admin,
>>including sourceforge with 100K+ lists, so I have some experience with
>>all sides of this, there and back, and got the tshirt)
>>On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 09:08:27PM +1100, George Patterson wrote:
>>> I'd be reluctant to change it this week but could be on the list for
>>> consideration.
>>> In my opinion, those that do not sanity check the reply list before
>>> an email is asking for trouble.
>>I do, but if I use my cell phone, it's really a pain to have to
>>override a reply-to I didn't ask for and doesn't belong.
>>Besides, it's bad to randomly change the behaviour of clients from the
>>server side. That is sure asking for trouble or at least creating
>>confusion, at best.
>>But yeah, you already knew that :)

Jethro Carr

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