[linux-dvb] Re: reply-to modification

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Tue Apr 12 15:13:38 CEST 2005


On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 02:57:02PM +0200, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> What I want is to always hit the _same_ button when replying to a
> message. If the message comes from a mailing list, I want the reply to go
> to the mailing list; otherwise it shall go to the sender.
> 
> I therefore have set up my mail filter to insert "reply-to" headers
> into all incoming messages from mailing lists.
> 
> A mailer with three reply functions may be nice, but you'll have to
> consider which button to press for each message again and again...
> Repeated tasks that are not automated tend to go wrong sooner or later.

The benefit of three different functions is that sometimes you don't
just want to mail back to the list.

What if you want to send a private reply?
(Especially if the original poster set Reply-To themself, which you have
overwritten.)

What if the receipient wants a carbon copy as well as a list reply?


Hamish
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