[Novalug] reply etiquette
macoafi at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 13:27:37 EST 2009
On Thursday 12 November 2009 12:57:47 pm James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
> I am not sure whether my question to this list generated this topic, or
> whether it is a separate topic. Here is The Definitive Reply on the
> subject, which is probably going to draw a number of flames.
>  Traditionally, MOST MUAs have only two functions, Reply to Sender
> (RTS) and Reply To All (RTA). Very Few have Reply To List (RTL).
I thought the lack of RTL was a characteristic of webmail, while normal MUAs
always had it.
>  Mailing List Exploders, like Mailman, can filter out the To: and CC:
> addresses, giving you only One Copy. As Mark (Wink) Smith pointed out,
> you get your Direct Copy faster.
Yeah, it unfortunately works that direction :( I always wish I'd get *just*
the mailing list copy so the headers don't get mangled.
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