[nycbug-talk] mailing list protocol

csnyder chsnyder
Wed Mar 9 10:53:30 EST 2005

On Wed, 9 Mar 2005 10:34:08 -0500, G. Rosamond <george at sddi.net> wrote:
> MW has put up a short how-to on the site about mailing list protocol.
> Anyone have any comments?  I think he did a good job.

Clean, simple, to the point.

But ...

> 7 Please reply to the list
> and only the list when posting to the list, it is very annoying 
> to some of the people receiving these messages. We sort them 
> based on email headers inserted by the mailing list software. 
> And we really do not need 2 or more copies of your post. 

Can you clarify this? 
The default behavior of this list is to reply to the sender, and only
to post to the list if Reply All is used. But Reply All includes the
sender. This seems specifically designed to send multiple copies...

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