[linux-dvb] Re: reply-to modification

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Tue Apr 12 15:18:35 CEST 2005


Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> 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?

What if the universe would end tomorrow? ;-)

I'm not saying that such functions wouldn't be nice, but the _default_
behaviour for me has to be that the decision is made automatically.

Ok, maybe I should have just been quiet...

Klaus




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