Request to list owner

Przemysław Orzechowski przemek.orzechowski at
Tue Oct 14 16:43:49 UTC 2014

On 14.10.2014 16:35, Steve Litt wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:33:55 +0200
> Moritz Augsburger <ml+dovecot at> wrote:
>> On 2014-10-14 10:28, Jorge Bastos wrote:
>>> Is it possible to change the reply-to in mailman to be the list,
>>> and not the person who replied?
>> Every good MUA has a possibility for replying to the list. Also read
> The preceding link is the opinion of one guy, and is no discussion
> ender. He makes up an ugly sounding characterization "munge", and I
> counter with the better sounding characterization "discussionize".
> A mailing list is meant to produce a whole greater than the sum of the
> parts, not a bunch of people whispering privately in each others' ear,
> and therefore the default should go back to the mailing list. I'm soooo
> tired of seeing Chip Rosenthal's tired rant about reply-to redirection
> quoted as if it's something more than one guy's opinion.
> For me, personally, the point is moot, because from my Claws-Mail on
> Debian Wheezy Linux, both Reply to List and Reply send it back to the
> list, and I must use Reply to Sender to send to the sender, which is
> the exact behavior I find best for a mailing list.
> The original poster (OP) was using MS Outlook. Does anyone know how to
> "reply to list" in Outlook? If not, does Thunderbird have a "reply to
> list"? If so, the OP could switch to Thunderbird.
Of course Thunderbird has reply to list option
>>> Also the [Dovecot] on the subject would be handy.
>> Nope, I disagree. If you need to filter, there is a header for this:
>> List-Id: Dovecot Mailing List <>
> I've been very pleased with the results ever since I started filtering
> mailing lists by List-Id instead of a marker in the subject line. It
> keeps everything going to the right mailboxes, even when crossposts are
> involved. I use the very versatile procmail for filtering; I'm not sure
> the OP's MS Outlook can do that. But, of course, Outlook has much more
> serious issues than any of this: I'd recommend the OP use a different
> mail client, for the security of his computer.
> SteveT
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