[OSM-talk] Reply-To: header

Colin Mackay colin.mackay at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 13:28:59 BST 2006


I made that mistake a few years ago with a job posted on a mailing list I
was a member of. I posted off my CV and other details not realising I'd sent
it to the whole list. Oops!




On 06/04/06, David Sheldon <dave at earth.li> wrote:
>
> On Thu, Apr 06, 2006 at 01:18:59PM +0100, Etienne Cherdlu wrote:
> > Is there a reason why messages from the list do not have a Reply-To:
> > header back to the list?
> >
> > I'm always sending replies to the originator when I mean them to go to
> > the list.  Can anyone change this?
>
> Modern versions of mailman do have this option. But NO, DONT BUGGER
> ABOUT WITH MY REPLY-TO HEADERS. It is a lot safer to accidently send a
> message to one person when you meant to send it to thousands than to
> accidently send it to thousands when you meant it for one person. You
> can always resend a message to more people but you can't take one away
> from people once they've got it.
>
> David
>
> --
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>                    -- Matthew Kirkwood, ox.os.linux
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