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Re: List administrivia
- From: "Paul Derbyshire" <derbyshire at globalserve dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 00:11:08 -0400
- Subject: Re: List administrivia
- References: <015901c23b4e$3414ee30$a352a518@samsystem>
- Reply-to: derbyshire at globalserve dot net
On 3 Aug 2002 at 17:40, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> As you
> say, some posters to this list include a "Reply-To:," usually in an effort
> to deflect replies away from their personal email address when sending to
> this list.
Perhaps some of them should include a "Reply-To:" in an effort to
deflect replies away from the list. :P
> As Chris Faylor recently pointed out, that's what "Mail-Followup-To:" is
> for, and the Cygwin list server does inject that header.
There's probably 3 mail clients on earth that understand that header
with zero of them native Winblows mail readers.
Mine is one of the better Winblows mailers and seems to randomly set
a reply's To: as the sender or the list depending on the phase of the
moon, the fine structure constant, and the current vital signs
telemetered from Schrodinger's cat.
> Given the grievously common desire to have responsibility for properly
> directing one's mail removed from the replying party...
AKA an understandably common desire to have tasks automated as much
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