Reply to addresses
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michael brown wrote:
> > p.s. Would people please stop putting their own address in the Reply-To
> > line?? I'm with Olin on this one.
> > _________________________________________________________________
> > What are we supposed to do? If I put the piclist address as the reply-to
> address and then send e-mail to someone other than the piclist, and then
> they reply to me, their reply will go to the piclist. What would be the
> benefit of this?
A better question is why would you put the PICList's address into the
Reply-To field from your own mailer? If there is no Reply-To in the
original mail, then the server inserts the PICList address as a Reply-To. But if there is already a Reply-To in the mail, then the server respects
> If this is such a burden, then the piclist remailer should change the
> reply-to address before re-mailing the message to everyone on the list. A
> sendmail rule or a few lines of perl would do it.
Or a server setting. But then those subscribers that really do want only a
direct reply won't be able to set a Reply-To pointing to themselves.
> I don't think that James would want all of my customers e-mail replies
> showing up on the list.
They couldn't show up on the list - only those subscribed to the list can
post to the list.
-- Mike Werner KA8YSD | He that is slow to believe anything and
| everything is of great understanding,
'91 GS500E | for belief in one false principle is the
Morgantown WV | beginning of all unwisdom.
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In reply to: <email@example.com>; from firstname.lastname@example.org on Tue, May 22, 2001 at 08:02:18AM -0500
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