[buug] connecting between linux machines?

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Nov 14 12:57:13 PST 2003

Quoting Nick Moffitt (nick at zork.net):

> You're overstating the issue.  The Reply-To in Skip's message
> should have no effect on individual replies, group replies, OR list
> replies.

Either I'm missing something important, or you're disregarding the way
most existing MUAs deal with Reply-To.

> Any group reply will properly include all included To and Cc entries
> (including the list) as well as the From/Reply-To....

They _should_.  Many don't.

I understand what you're saying:  It would be nice if MUAs would
interpret Skip's Reply-To as "Please use this instead of my From: address 
in any replies."  Unfortunately, that most often isn't what happens.

> ...and a list reply will make use of any detected "subscribe" commands
> or other list identification techniques used in your mailer setup.

List reply is a concept supported by mutt and GNUS.  While it would be
terrific if it were supported more broadly, I don't think it's caught
on much beyond those two.

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