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 From:  William Arlofski <waa dash m0n0wall at revpol dot com>
 To:  Monowall Mailing List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] List reply-to, and CC choices
 Date:  Thu, 07 Oct 2004 15:13:27 -0400
Jim Gifford wrote:
| I'm personally against the reply to being set to the list.  It is too
| easy to accidentally send a reply to a list that was meant for an
| individual.

I've seen (been shown? lol) the light, and have taken that line of
thinking. :)

| PS, in gmail, I do 'reply to all', then highlight the CC: address and
| cut it, then highlight the To: and paste over it.  I'm get  I then
| edit out any non-mailing list addresses.

Yeah, that's what I try to do in Thunderbird. Sometimes I forget,
sometimes I am lazy. :)

| On Thu, 07 Oct 2004 14:08:54 -0400, William Arlofski
| <waa dash m0n0wall at revpol dot com> wrote:
|>Ok.. That's the answer I was looking for. I knew there was probably a
|>good reason. Thanks. I especially liked "Coddling the Brain-Dead,
|>Penalizing the Conscientious"  :)
|>But do people still use "out of office replies" in this day and age of
|>spam?  Sheesh. So much wasted traffic...
|>gramels wrote:
|>>I am strictly against reply-to-list as a default, otherwise the list
|>>would receive all stupid out of office replies...
|>>please read also http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html
|>>On Thu, 07 Oct 2004 12:47:41 -0400, William Arlofski
|>><waa dash m0n0wall at revpol dot com> 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.
|>>>Bill Arlofski
|>>>waa dash m0n0wall at revpol dot com