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Re: [vox] free computers

My view on the subject is that lists should *definitely* add a
reply-to to messages which do not have them: I believe 90% of the
time, when I'm responding to a message on-list, I want the response to
be on-list as well.

However, I don't like that when I specifically write my *own*
reply-to, the mailing list ignores and replaces it.

My $0.02,

On Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 09:25:06AM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> for better or worse, our lists do reply-to munging.
> frankly, i'm agnostic on the point.  i've seen good arguments for both,
> and came to the conclusion that anyone who has a *real strong*
> preference one way or another is probably just an elitist.   past the
> rhetoric and good arguments, it really boils down to one question:  what
> you're most comfortable with.
> but i think changing them now is bound to cause more confusion than it
> causes.
> anyway, i don't think i ever stated my position on the issue, so there
> it is.
> pete
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