[nycbug-talk] mailing list protocol

Jan Schaumann jschauma
Wed Mar 9 11:37:31 EST 2005

Dan Langille <dan at langille.org> 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.
> > 
> > http://nycbug.org/index.php?NAV=MailingLists
> 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.

You can drop option 7 altogether.  Every user can easily modify this for
themselves by setting Mail-Followup-To, reply-to or whatnot.  And each
person receiving can easily filter incoming mail and create or discard
duplicates as they see fit.


P.S.: I always recommend http://www.netmeister.org/news/learn2quote.html
(which isn't written by me, even though it's on my server, so don't
claim I'm just pushing my own agenda ;-)

chown -R us:enemy your_base
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