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On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 06:27:24PM -0700, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Apr 2001 jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us wrote:
> 
> > On the other hand, since I only occasionally see others fall into the same
> > trap, I wonder how their MUAs are configured...  or perhaps most people
> > just reply to messages sent to franz and ignore the ones sent to lugod. :)
> 
> I, too, use pine, and fall into the trap also.  Pine just asks too many
> yes/no questions (Use "Reply-to" instead of "From"?  Reply to all users?
> Quote original text?) and it's easy to mess it up.  I just check my
> header before I send out the e-mail.  I mess up occasionally, but not too
> often.
> 
> Someone fix that header!

Generally setting Reply-to: to a list is considered bad, I think there is
even a RFC on it.  Their is a header that tells ya it's from a mailing list.

I'd vote for not breaking mail headers, and reply.  People can always use
reply-to-all if they want.


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