On Mon, Jan 22, 2001 at 04:26:32PM +0000, Greg McCarroll wrote:
> reply-to having the address of the sender is the right thing,
> 
> it means when you reply to a message you reply to author of
> that message, when you reply-all you reply to all

trying...to...resist...AARGH!

No no no!

You're on a mailing list because you're corresponding with the group as a
while so you want ot reply to the group as a whole too. 

Mailing list parallel in IRC:

type something (i.e. path of least resistance) : goes to channel
/dcc chat (extra effort) : goes to individual

having a reply-to sender as default for a mailing list is very rude as
you're presuming the 'default' exclusion of the very collective you're
conversing with.

If you want to make an aside to the person who actually posted something,
then by all means change the To: to their email address.

:-)

DJ
who thinks people who refer to the "...Considered Harmful" doc are guilty of 
cargo-cult meme-mongering.

P.S. nice to come back to the list on a juicy non-Perl (!) topic ;-)

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