I think that this sort of munging would be a good idea. Duplicate replies
bother me, and that's the default behavior for a list such as this
one. Howver, don't flame me about it, just read this essay for an
alternative point of view to "Reply-to Munging Considered Harmful", which
I'm sure you've all read.
Even if you can deceive people about a product through misleading statements,
sooner or later the product will speak for itself.
- Hajime Karatsu
On Fri, 18 Feb 2000, John E . Vincent wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 18, 2000 at 02:27:50PM +0100, Uwe Koloska spake unto the masses:
> I've known other lists that mask all mail to and from as the list and I honestly
>didn't like that too much. I wonder if kmail (that's your mail client right?) has a
>feature like mutt (the mail client I use) does. With mutt you can reply to a list
>serv and it will automatically change the " To:" feild to the address you setup as
>the destination for that mailing list. If anything you could look into running mutt
>until the listserv changes otherwise.
> Not the answer you were looking for but at least it's a viable solution ;)
> Or you could setup procmail on your machine to rewrite the "From:" or "Reply to:"
>headers for any mail sent to the gimp list as showing From/reply to as the listserv.
> > Hello,
> > if I want to answer some posting, I normally want it to go to the list, but
> > because the list is not the sender and an "reply to" isn't set, the mail is
> > addressed privately to the sender. Some times I'm able to change this
> > behaviour -- sometimes not ;-))
> > Isn't it a good idea to add this "reply to: the list"?
> > Yours
> > Uwe Koloska
> > --
> > mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > http://rcswww.urz.tu-dresden.de/~koloska/
> > -- --
> > right now the web page is in german only
> > but this will change as time goes by ;-)
> John E. Vincent
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