Individual vs. list-only replies (Was Re: Force bash to start as administrator)
Wed Dec 11 19:13:00 GMT 2002
On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 07:21:21PM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>As I mentioned before, the standard way to deal with this (on any mailing
>list) is to use a Reply-To header. Since your method for reading and
>posting to this list is non-standard (namely, the gmane newsgroup) and
>incompatible with Reply-To, you would need to seek alternate solutions.
>Perhaps someone else using gmane to access mailing lists can be of help.
>P.S. Also note that, even with your current setup, you can get a double
>copy only if someone replies to a message that you posted.
Note that it has been a not-infrequent occurrence for me to receive
personal email from people who *specifically* bypass my Reply-To and add
me to the Cc. Invariably, they tell me that this is the way "other
mailing lists do it". It is obviously pretty rude nonetheless.
So anyone who attempts this should be aware that the cygwin clueless
zone rules apply. It won't be a complete solution.
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