[nycbug-talk] mailing list protocol
george at galis.org
Wed Mar 9 11:21:24 EST 2005
On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 11:02:03AM -0500, Dan Langille wrote:
>On 9 Mar 2005 at 10:34, G. Rosamond 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.
>I disagree with option 7. Replying to both the person and the list is
>what should be done. It's standard and expected procedure on all the
>FreeBSD lists I use.
historical reasons are only oldest, not always best.
it is unnecessarly redundant, and you can replicate the behavior localy:
* !^TO_your at addresses
I'm in favior of "reply-to: list" and "reply-to: list, user at address.com"
if the poster provided a reply-to address.
George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
http://galis.org/george/ cell:646-331-2027 mailto:george at galis.org
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