[Ironruby-core] Reply-to address

Mike Moore blowmage at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 14:42:22 EDT 2007


-1 for John's opinion (in this case).  I prefer reply-to.  :)

On 9/13/07, John Lam (CLR) <jflam at microsoft.com> wrote:
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>  There's a couple of points of view on this:
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> Con: http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html
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> Pro: http://www.metasystema.net/essays/reply-to.mhtml
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> I personally like the current behavior where a Reply will reply to the
> original poster vs. a Reply All which will reply to the original poster +
> the list. This will, of course, spam the original poster on a reply all.
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> But if enough folks hate this (folks on 'my' side please speak up! J) I'll
> flip the switch on the mailing list.
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> Thanks,
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> -John
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> *From:* ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org [mailto:
> ironruby-core-bounces at rubyforge.org] *On Behalf Of *Eric Nicholson
> *Sent:* Thursday, September 13, 2007 10:16 AM
> *To:* ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Ironruby-core] Reply-to address
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> That would be nice...
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> On 9/13/07, *Tony Djordjevski* <tony at v-sim.com> wrote:
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> Hi,
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> Sorry this might be a bit off topic, but... I'm not sure who to address
> this to.
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> I've noticed that when trying to reply to a thread that my email client
> wants to send the reply to the personal email address of the sender,
> when in fact, I think it should instead go to the list.  That is, the
> "to" field in the message is the personal address of some person, with
> the list being cc'd only when I click on Reply All.
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> I'm only experiencing this behavior on the ironruby-core list, and I've
> noticed that messages from others are also having the same issue.
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> I think it could be fixed by adding a reply-to field for all messages
> sent out by the list, so that when I click on Reply the "to" field in
> the message is ironruby-core at rubyforge.org
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> Can somebody fix this?  Do others think this is needed?
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> Regards,
> Tony
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