[Chicago-talk] Problem with mail list

Eric Sinclair esinclai at rcn.com
Wed Sep 3 11:02:01 CDT 2003

Personally, I prefer reply-to-individual, not to list.

And, for the record, my instance of Outlook (at work, which 
is not actually where I receive this list) includes a "Reply 
to All" button.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2003 10:51:13 -0500
>From: "Young, Aaron" <Aaron.Young at citadelgroup.com>  
>Subject: RE: [Chicago-talk] Problem with mail list  
>To: <chicago-talk at mail.pm.org>
>has a discussion on this subject, and a search of 
groups.google shows
>that many other mailing lists have had this same discussion
>but since we are a dangerous-life-on-the-edge group
>and since some of us use mailers like outlook (since we read 
this from
>work) that don't have "Group-Reply" buttons, we end up 
sending two
>copies of the message to the original poster which means 
they might
>respond to the non-list version, and the list loses out
>i would rather reply to the list when i reply to list
>(get it)
>if i want to reply directly to perlperson at you.org
>i'll just figure it out on my own, since we can all program 
at least a
>little bit, i think we can figure that out, and if we 
>reploy to the list, so what
>Aaron F Young
>Broker Reconciliation
>Operations & Portfolio Finance
>Citadel Investment Group LLC 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Shawn C Carroll [mailto:shawn at owbn.org] 
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 10:12 AM
>> To: chicago-talk at mail.pm.org
>> Subject: [Chicago-talk] Problem with mail list
>> I'm liable to kick off a shit storm here, but....
>> Who made the choice to remove the Reply-To: header when we 
moved to
>> mail.pm.org?  I believe that most people believe that when 
you are
>> replying to a message from a list, the reply goes back to 
>> list.  As it
>> is set up now, it takes thought to reply to the list, in 
>> one has to
>> reply-all, etc.
>> Before Randall brings out his old saw to contrast this 
>> I've read it
>> already.  Based on my experience of managing several 
>> sized, high
>> volume mailing lists for the past several years, many 
people think the
>> same way I do.
>> --Shawn
>> -- 
>> Shawn Carroll
>> shawn at owbn.org
>> Perl Programmer
>> Soccer Referee
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