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Re: Apparently irrational behaviour in sort

From: Brian Dessent
Subject: Re: Apparently irrational behaviour in sort
Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 09:39:07 -0800

The Wanderer wrote:

> I had considered that, but did not have a clear idea of what to add or
> where to add it... and, now that I've both thought about that further
> and looked more closely, the copy of the source I have (from Debian's
> 5.93 source package) does not appear to contain the file from which
> sort.1 is autogenerated, at least not in any obvious location.

The man page is generated from the --help output, I believe.

> (On completely another subject, and quite offtopic, do you happen to
> know where one would go to complain about problems arising from mailing
> lists which do not set the Reply-To header to the list address?)

That is an often-discussed topic but the basic summary is that many
people (including a number of open source projects and the sites that
host them) feel that this is a feature not a bug.  See also
<http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html>.  I wouldn't expect it
to be changed any time soon.


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