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Re: replying to a message of a mailing list you were not subscribed to

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: replying to a message of a mailing list you were not subscribed to
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:38:50 +0200
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Danny Milosavljevic <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sun, 24 Jul 2016 19:18:39 +0200
> Danny Milosavljevic <address@hidden> wrote:
>> > Even worse, if I want to reply to an issue on a mailing list that I'm not
>> > subscribed to, it's difficult. I still haven't figured it out, maybe you 
>> > can go
>> > to the archive and download an mbox and look at the reference and ask your 
>> > mail
>> > client to reply to it? I don't know.  
>> You read the (X-)"Message-Id" header field from the archive (for Guix, it's 
>> in a HTML comment - for example in 
>> <>). Then 
>> you add an "In-Reply-To" header with the same value to your E-Mail (if your 
>> E-Mail client doesn't add angle brackets, add them manually - but for 
>> example git send-email adds angle brackets automatically).
>> I'd suggest to make this field a text in the archive instead of a comment. 
>> Is that possible?
> Also, it would be user-friendlier to add a "mailto:"; link there which has 
> this header in the first place.
> This would work via:
> mailto:address@hidden&In-Reply-To=xxxx
> .

Unless I misunderstood what you mean: this already exists.  On the page
you linked to above look for “reply via email to”.  It’s followed by a
button.  When you click on it you get a “mailto”-Link.

~~ Ricardo

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