Bug in mailing lists; unfriendly to non-subscribers

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 10:02:37 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 5:01 PM, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 06, 2010 at 09:05:33 +0300,
>  Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So if anything, Reply-To munging would cause more private mail go to
>> the mailing list (i.e. I typed 'r' in mutt, not 'g', but the mail went
>> to the ml!)
> That's pretty much what I said. But it has to be balanced against against
> people who refuse to learn the difference between the various ways to
> reply and will accidentally send replies privately by mistake. If there
> are enough of those (and I am not arguing that there are for any Fedora
> lists), then it makes sense for people to do it.

Who are those mythical creatures that don't know about "reply to all"?
I keep hearing about them, but as far as I know everybody that knows
how to send email knows to send mail to more than one recipient, which
requires knowledge of "reply to all". No?

Felipe Contreras

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