From: Vincent Cunniffe (vincent at domain cunniffe.net)
Date: Fri 21 Sep 2001 - 01:19:38 IST
Silvan delaney wrote:
> 21/09/2001 13:05:04, Vincent Cunniffe <vincent at domain cunniffe.net> wrote:
>>Silvan delaney wrote:
>>>can someone enlighten me about this one:
>>>lately whenever i receive mail from ilug at domain linux.ie i get from certain "authors" the message twice.
>>Because the ILUG mail configuration is to send replies to the sender,
>>not the list, in order to ensure that accidents don't result in
>>private mail being made public.
>>People tend to hit 'Reply All' when they want to reply to the list,
>>because they're lazy and couldn't be arsed editing the headers ;-)
> so you gave me a hint with the little sledge- hammer?
> someone (ilug list person) was telling me befor to hit reply all so that everyone can see?
Reply : mail goes to person who sent the original mail *only*
Reply-All : mail goes to list and original person, resulting in 2 mails to them
Reply-All and remove original mailer : mail goes to list only.
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