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Re: [DotGNU]Mailing-list set-up

From: Charles Iliya Krempeaux
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]Mailing-list set-up
Date: 07 Aug 2001 00:02:25 -0700


On 07 Aug 2001 08:20:46 +0200, Norbert Bollow wrote:
> Marco Manfredini <address@hidden> wrote:
> > [Btw. I hit "reply" to Rhys' message, which put rhys Email into the 
> > recipient field & I didn't realize that and send him the message 
> > exclusively. Now I've set the reply-to for this msg, but couldn't this 
> > be made by the mailing-list software? I find this distracting, because 
> > all other lists I'm on set the reply-to field]
> I know that a large number of lists do reply-to munging.
> However, that violates RFC1123, and it violates the principle of
> minimal munging, and it makes it virtually impossible to have
> discussions across multiple mailing lists (now one doesn't often
> want to do that, but imagine we want to discuss with the Perl 6
> folks how their VW can be integrated with DotGNU... the only
> reasonable way to have such a discussion IMHO is to have it
> across two mailing lists, one of ours and one of theirs.)
> For a more detailed discussion please refer to

Maybe you should put this in a FAQ somewhere.  It seems to come
up over and over again.

See ya

     Charles Iliya Krempeaux

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