On Wed, 01 Mar 2000, Paul wrote:
> I remember seeing a document somewhere on why setting Reply-To to the
> address of the list is the wrong thing to do. I
Yes, this is a religious thing. The Reply-To was invented before the
widespread use of mailing lists as they currently exist. Certain people
still don't grasp that email _discussion_ lists are FOR the public
expression of views, so the default should be for public responses.
Yes it conflicts with the original intent of RFC822, but that's for
now irrelevant historical reasons.
> But the point being raised here was quoting an entire message, plus the sig,
> plus the CLUG trailer and then only adding "damn straight!" to the end.
> Changing Reply-To won't fix that.
Correct. Unedited bulk quotes are evil no matter how the reply is
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