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

OvermindDL1 <>
Fri May 20 02:01:31 CEST 2011


On May 19, 2011 10:57 AM, "Vance Shipley" <> wrote:
>
> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 11:35:14AM -0500, David Mercer wrote:
> }  Can someone please elucidate the distinction between a mailing
> }  list and a forum?
>
> I have come to the conclusion that what is beneath these sort
> of debates amounts to a generational gap.  Those who grew up
> with a mouse in their hands have different expectations than
> those of us who grew up with our hands planted on the keyboard
> looking at a command prompt.  As one of the later my view is
> that the distinction is:
>
>        mailing list:  push
>        forum:         pull
>
> --
>        -Vance
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Why can it not just be configurable on a person by person basis by editing
their own user preferences on the mailing list server?

Certainly the mailing list software is not so poorly designed so as to
require such a person specific option to be set only globally.  ;-)
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