Subject: Re: [htdig] Problems with htdig result pages
From: Gilles Detillieux (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jul 31 2000 - 09:57:25 PDT
According to David Robley:
> On 29 Jul, Geoff Hutchison wrote:
> > At 10:22 AM -0500 7/29/00, David Gibbs wrote:
> >>Maybe we could get the list owner to set the REPLY-TO in the list
> >>management software so that replies are automatically sent back to
> >>the list?
> > I think I'd want to see some sort of list consensus on this.
> > Sometimes it works well, sometimes it doesn't.
> <Rant> Why can't people use the Reply to all function (or however
> called) of their mailer?</Rant>
> On a more serious note, I think that you should consider the advice at
> http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html before making this
> change. My vote would be No.
I agree with Chip's article too. My vote is also no.
In fact, if I recall correctly, in earlier htdig mailing list days,
either there was a Reply-To header or the original sender's address was
somehow concealed, making it a pain to reply directly to the sender,
especially annoying when the sender asks for a direct reply.
Things would go smoother on the list if users understood the value of
the list archive, and understood how to reply to all users using their
-- Gilles R. Detillieux E-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Spinal Cord Research Centre WWW: http://www.scrc.umanitoba.ca/~grdetil Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba Phone: (204)789-3766 Winnipeg, MB R3E 3J7 (Canada) Fax: (204)789-3930
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