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Timothy Murphy gayleard at
Sun Aug 15 14:16:07 UTC 2010

Tim wrote:

> On Sun, 2010-08-15 at 13:06 +0200, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> I'm using the current (4.4.5) KMail under Fedora-13.
>> There is an option Messages=>New Message to Mailing-List ,
>> but as far as I can see, no way to set up a mailing list?
> I don't use it, but see if this gets you started:

Thanks for your response.
But I think maybe I was using the wrong term when I spoke
of a mailing list.

> Are you thinking that it would send a post to a list of addresses in
> your address book?

Yes, that was exactly what I was thinking of.
I think the term is used in KMail/Message to refer to
an external mailing list like the fedora user list, as you say [below].
> It would appear that you need to set up a folder as belonging to a
> mailing list (e.g. the fedora user list), then that menu item does
> something special when you're inside it.  I'd see what options you can
> set for your message folders.

I think what I am looking for belongs to KAddressBook.
I've actually done this before on another laptop
(I'm currently away from home, and using my second-best laptop).
I set up a distribution list,
and could add contacts to it.
Then I could send email to the list -
the email addresses were just concatenated in the To: header.

But either I've forgotten how to do this,
or the facility has been removed from the current KAddressBook.

Timothy Murphy
e-mail: gayleard /at/
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