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Re: Changes for emacs 28


From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: Changes for emacs 28
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 16:51:05 +0200

>>>>> On Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:16:45 +0000, Gregory Heytings <ghe@sdf.org> said:

    >> 
    >>> In fact not adding a Reply-To would be perfect, at least for
    >>> me. Presumably someone who sends a message to a list has subscribed
    >>> to the list, of if they are not, it's common to mention explicitly
    >>> that they are not.
    >> 
    >> That works if their email address is mentioned in one of the headers
    >> of the message, but in this case yours wouldn╩╝t be
    >> 

    Gregory> Hmmm... Why should my address be mentioned in one of the headers of
    Gregory> the message?  A "From emacs-devel@gnu.org To emacs-devel@gnu.org" 
or a
    Gregory> "From emacs-devel@gnu.org To <someone> Cc emacs-devel@gnu.org" 
would
    Gregory> be perfectly fine.  There is no need (in my case at least) to add a
    Gregory> "Reply-To".

Yes, but you get mail sent to emacs-devel. Not everyone who sends to
emacs-devel is subscribed to it, nor do they all read it via gmane.io
like I do (or some other method of getting it). The polite assumption
is to CC the originator of the message, just in case, which is what
Drew did.

Robert



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