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

Alexander Krasnukhin <>
Wed May 18 14:43:54 CEST 2011

Seriously, I *do* understand your point. It wasn't a sarcasm or a joke.

On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 2:30 PM, Raimo Niskanen <
> wrote:

> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 05:07:50PM +0200, Alexander Krasnukhin wrote:
> > Yes, yes. I've got this. People from telecom will always rely on
> standards
> > instead of people expectations. Good. Right. Understandable.
> There are standards and often conflicting standards. We have already
> made a delibirate choiche of which standards we believe in.
> There are different people expecting different things.
> Newcomers to a list should not expect that all oldtimers
> expect the same as themselves.
> If this list behaviour feels differently than other list it
> depends which lists you regard as the other. Many lists
> today are really Google groups, and they seem to have chosen
> to violate Internet standards since they are more like a
> forum, and in forums private messages do not exist.
> The default setting for both Majordomo and Mailman is to
> not munge Reply-To, and their documentation discourages
> changing this. All mailing lists at e.g openbsd.org
> do not munge Reply-To.
> --
> / Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
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