Mitch (WebCob) wrote:
>>Would it be possible for the mailing list owner to switch the reply-to
>>and CC fields on email sent from the list.
>>Currently when clicking "reply" to an email on the list, the reply goes
>>to the sender, rather than to the list. Often, a reply ends up being
>>sent only to the user and because of this, the problem is solved, but
>>the answer never makes it to the list leaving dead ends for future
>>m0n0wall users seeking answers to questions.
>>I think reply-to should be the m0n0wall list, and CC should be the
>>original sender. Am I off base on this line of thinking?
>>Thanks for any input.
> There's always someone unhappy ;-)
hehe Not really unhappy, just curious. I was initially thinking that
someone had set it up this way accidentally, and was just trying to
offer a different option. My bad I guess. :)
> I think it depends on the list managment software... some add a reply-to
> header making it more effort to send to someone offlist... I've seen some
> that strip the email of the sender to prevent harvesting of addresses... I
> think that's why you see some people Reply-All, and then other people whine
> about multiple copies...
> It seem's everyone has a standard they can reference from somewhere...
True. That's why they're called "standards" - Because there are so many
of them. LOL
> I've stopped caring - and yes - sometimes I top post - I think it's easier
> to read sometimes rather than searching a long document for a "me too".
I used to NEVER top-post... Now it almost seems the norm... So when
someone top-posts, and I quote/bottom post it messes with the
readability so I just give up and follow what others on a list do.
> my two anarchist cents :P
I hear ya.
waa dash m0n0wall at revpol dot com