On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Conor Wynne wrote:
> In fairness, Conor is doig the right thing here.
I'm not sure this discussion is worth getting into but:
- Conor is *not* doing the right thing
- Conor doesnt have the ability to do the right thing, because his
MUA doesnt give him ability to do the right thing (AIUI)
> On other mailing lists, people moan about, why do you have to mail
> me twice, blah blah moan moan.
Then those people should set Reply-To: <list>
(in lieu of better headers being formalised)
> Surely it is curteous to reply-to-list non?
No it isnt.
> What do iluggers prefer?
To set your headers correctly, ie that means setting Reply-To: <list>
if that is what you want.
> Can we have a vote?
No, how about the mutt people go and get these non-standard headers
RFC tracked? Oh wait, they did try, but very similar headers
*already* are in use for UseNet. And how about getting mutt to *not*
assume things about lack of its non-standard headers.
1. namely the ability to consider list-replies to mails lacking
mutt's magic headers as requiring reply to both list and original
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