>>>>> "DN" == Derek Noonan <noonand at ie.claruscorp.com> writes:
DN> I hate the way that this list replies to the sender, it defies
DN> the whole raison d'être of a mailing list!
"This list" does nothing of the sort. I have Gnus configured so that
when I use the "reply" command, it is addresed to the author of the
post, and when I hit the "followup" command, it goes to the list.
Most mail programs can do similarly. If yours cannot, I suggest you
DN> Namely that the list should be somewhere that everyone can see
DN> all replies, evaluate same and then make their
DN> choice. Everyone else that subscribes to the list also gets to
DN> benefit from the discussion when, where you have a "Reply to
DN> Sender" no-one bar the original sender gets to benefit (and
DN> the person that replies *might* get a warm feeling inside). Of
DN> all the mailing lists that I belong to that allow user posting
DN> this is the odd one out...
Lists setting "Reply-To" is bad and wrong. This argument was played
out on ILUG a while back, and I doubt we need a repetition here.
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