[ale] a request for list change
james at sumners.ath.cx
Wed Feb 26 10:51:16 EST 2003
how difficult is it to hit reply and change the to field? more often than not
replies should go to the list so it only makes sense that when you hit reply
your message goes back to the list.
On 26 Feb 2003 10:41:02 -0500
"James P. Kinney III" <jkinney at localnetsolutions.com> wrote:
> I know this has been discussed here before, but ...
> It is incredibly irritating that the headers have been so rewritten on
> ALE mail that I can't reply offline to someone without extracting the
> original mail message, composing a new message and dropping the original
> I have a big disagreement with the language logic that the mailing list
> app is using. The Sender is the original author. If I reply to sender,
> my em,ail should go to them, not the list. If I "reply to all" it should
> go to the list without a duplicate being sent to the sender, it should
> come through the list mail.
> I haven't had the time this week to dig through RFC's on email header
> protocol, but I have dug in the past on Evolution's handling of email.
> It seems to be rather RFC-compliant. Which tells me that the behavior of
> the mailing list software may be bending some protocols a bit more than
> I am happy with.
> grr. <with recognition that _I_ don't run the list software and am very
> thankful for the efforts of those that do, and would also understand if
> "this is the way these things work" even if _I_ don't like it>
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