[erlang-questions] 'reply-to' header in this mailing list

Raimo Niskanen <>
Tue May 17 16:28:48 CEST 2011


Search the archives. Do not waste bandwidth.

The same bottom line as the last time still applies:
  http://erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2010-December/055017.html

/ Raimo Niskanen, mailing list maintainer at erlang dot org



On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 02:03:18PM +0200, Alexander Krasnukhin wrote:
> Yeah, yeah. I've got this. It is some kind of local joke. Don't have
> anything to ask? Why not just ask why the hell "reply-to" isn't the mailing
> list address itself?
> 
> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Mazen Harake <>wrote:
> 
> >
> > http://erlang.2086793.n4.nabble.com/mailing-list-quot-reply-to-quot-td3067987.html
> >
> > See David Mercer's response.
> >
> > /M
> >
> >
> > On 17 May 2011 13:50, Alexander Krasnukhin <> wrote:
> >
> >> I don't want to discuss this. Just wanted to ask why because it is unusual
> >> these days.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 1:24 PM, Mazen Harake <>wrote:
> >>
> >>> This has been debated for as long as mailing lists have been used. This
> >>> is a philosophical question.
> >>>
> >>> To shortcut the discussion which will probably develop now: Use "reply
> >>> all".
> >>>
> >>> Everyone should learn this. The other way is simply a hack.
> >>>
> >>> See: http://www.metasystema.net/essays/reply-to.html
> >>>
> >>> /M
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 17 May 2011 13:04, Alexander Krasnukhin <>wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hej,
> >>>>
> >>>> Why this mailing list doesn't add itself to the 'reply-to' header? I see
> >>>> it isn't uncommon for subscribers to send message to the author directly
> >>>> instead of the list.
> >>>>
> >>>> I wonder why?
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Regards,
> >>>> Alexander
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> _______________________________________________
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> >>>> 
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> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Regards,
> >> Alexander
> >>
> >>
> >
> 
> 
> -- 
> Regards,
> Alexander

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