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Re: New list Serve Approach
Actually, per rfc822, if a mailer directs a reply to the `From' when there's
a `Reply-To' address (without the user requesting it), it's broken. The
`Reply-To' header is supposed to *override* the `From' header.
Mario M. Butter |GAT d++$ H>++ s:+ !g !p au+ a? w+++ v++(-) C++
email@example.com |UL++++$ P+>++++ L++>++++ 3 N+++ E--- K-- W---
firstname.lastname@example.org |M-- V-- -po+ Y+ t++ 5++ jx R++ G' tv+++ b+++ !D
#include <std_disclaimer.h>|B-- e* u*@ h---- f* r+++ !n y** GeekCode v2.1
On Tue, 18 Jun 1996, many waters cannot quench love wrote:
> Date: Tue, 18 Jun 1996 12:11:36 -0400 (EDT)
> From: many waters cannot quench love <email@example.com>
> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: New list Serve Approach
> unto the merry rose, from melys - greetings!
> i have to chime in on the side of the folks who find the new format MUCH
> easier to cope with, simply because it adds the active option of choosing
> whether to direct a reply to the individual or to the list. i think greg
> is right, tho - no matter how the list is configured, SOMEONE is going
> to be inconvenienced. mailers operate so differently (some automatically
> respond to the from, others to the reply-to, others to both, others give a
> choice) that the only thing we can really do is try to find out which
> configuration is the most convenient for the largest number of people.
> more people have replied in praise of the new config than in protest.
> from what i know of mailers and their configurations (and i've had
> considerable experience, having been tech support for an isp) this setup
> will accomodate most of the mailers in common use. talia, would you like
> to tell me what kind of mailer you're using and how your config is set up?
> you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested; it may be that
> we can tweak your mailer to understand the new config a little better -
> bring the mountain to mahomet, so to speak.
> in service,
> email@example.com lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch'intrate!
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> Submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Admin. requests: email@example.com
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