[OS X TeX] Lobbying for Reply-To as it used to be
jmfont at inicia.es
Mon Mar 22 09:39:55 EST 2004
El 22 mar 2004, a las 12:29, Bruno Voisin escribió:
> A few weeks ago the Reply-To field for this list was changed, from the
> whole list to the original poster. This was done, I think, after
> people complained the original behaviour violated common list
> etiquette. In particular, because of this, it might happen that
> replies intended for the original poster only were sent to the whole
> list, creating discomfort and embarassment.
> I would like to lobby for a return to the original behaviour. It seems
> to me that the default way of proceeding, when replying to a list
> message, is to reply to the whole list, not the original poster. After
> all, messages to a list are supposed to be in everybody's interest,
> and similarly for the reply and ensuing thread. It is only in specific
> circumstances that one may want to reply to the original poster only,
> I think.
> At the time of the change I thought I would adapt easily to the new
> behaviour and said nothing, but now after a few weeks I'm still
> finding this new behaviour inconvenient and illogical. Often I reply
> to one person when I think I've replied the whole list; judging by
> some messages I receive, I guess I'm not the only one.
> Bruno Voisin
I support this proposal. Period.
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