[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr-xine-0.7.1 plugin

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Feb 13 14:29:13 CET 2005


Anssi Hannula wrote:
> Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> 
>> Anssi Hannula wrote:
>>  > ...
>>  > By the way, your message didn't go to mailinglist. VDR ml 
>> configuration
>>  > has changed so if you want to send message to mailinglist also, use 
>> the
>>  > "reply to all" function of your email reader.
>>  >
>>  > This kind of configuration is commonly used in mailinglists.
>>
>> If "reply to all" is used, the original sender would receive
>> both the direct reply and a copy from the ML - not very desirable :-(
>>
>> Personally I *hate* it when I get the same message twice.
>> The messages should really have a "reply-to" header that directs
>> any reply to the ML.
> 
> 
> Well, by default VDR ml does appear to *not* send those messages twice 
> (check new options at http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr).

It's not the ML software that would send them twice - it's each user's
mail client!

> Additionally, if you want to receive list-only replies, couldn't you add 
> your own reply-to header?
> 
> Majority of my subscribed lists also have this behaviour.
> 
> Still, I believe you (as the author of VDR) have the power to change the 
> configuration so that the ml sets the reply-to again.

I have no influence on the mailing list software.
The MLs are hosted on linuxtv.org, which I have nothing to do with.

Klaus



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