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On Sat, 19 Oct 2002, Micah J. Cowan wrote:

> 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.

I agree.

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

There is no way the mailing list can override what an MUA does with an
email, if that MUA doesn't let it.

Therefore, I would say that if you have _that_ problem, it is in your MUA
or your use thereof.

> 
> My $0.02,
> Micah
> 
> 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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> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox
> 

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