[OSM-dev] [meta] Problem with reply to messages from mailing list on Gmail

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 17:54:25 UTC 2014


Thanks - I will try to keep using "reply to all".

> and please, let not have the Reply-To for mailing lists flame war yet
again

OK, so it is one of Dangerous Topics Utterly Pointless to Debate.
I will avoid it and thanks for a warning.

2014-12-11 18:47 GMT+01:00 Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu>:
>
> On 11/12/14 17:32, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
>
>  I have a problem with mailing list - using "reply" is addressing e-mail
>> to just person
>> that submitted message, not the entire mailing list.
>>
>> http://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/37046/making-
>> gmail-to-use-reply-all-automatically-in-mailing-list-replies
>> indicates that there is no easy fix
>>
>> Surprisingly replying to messages from tagging mailing list are
>> automatically addressed
>> to mailing list, despite the same addressing scheme.
>>
>
> The tagging list is probably configured to set Reply-To and this one isn't
> (it's a per list option).
>
> No matter what anybody will tell you (and please, let not have the
> Reply-To for mailing lists flame war yet again) there is no right answer as
> to whether or not to set it. People have been debating it for at least
> twenty years.
>
> Anyway, I just tried gmail, and "reply to all" certainly included dev for
> this message as I would expect. Reply doesn't obviously.
>
> Tom
>
> --
> Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
> http://compton.nu/
>
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