[Dovecot] Reply-To header [was: Re: quota warning]

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Fri Feb 16 18:26:33 UTC 2007

>> I was hoping this would work for messages *I* *replied* *to*, not people 
>> who replied to *mine*...

> But that's kind of the point of the header, to let everyone decide for
> themselves if they want to be Ccd or not. I don't think you should
> assume that everyone in the list want replies to go only to the list. I
> know in other mailing lists I do want people to Cc me because I don't
> read all the mails in the list and I could easily forget I had replied
> to some thread.

I know - but this goes back to the old argument, to munge or not to munge.

I'm one of those that believes that - at least for discussion lists like 
this - the reply to should default to the list - and make the sender 
work if they want it to go direct to the individual.

As it is now, almost every message I send, I have to manually delete the 
'To:', and then change the 'CC:' to 'To:'... just as I did on this one.

Of course, it would be nice if Thunderbird implemented a 'Reply-to-list' 
button/feature, but it isn't the only one that doesn't have one...

I hate getting duplicates, which is what happens when someone just hits 
'Reply all', and is why I take the time to the above every time.

Anyway, no worries - dovecot is well worth this little aggravation... :)


Best regards,


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