[ZWeb] Reply-To mailing lists policy

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Thu Feb 3 03:30:05 EST 2005

Chris McDonough wrote:
>>But that's not the point. The point is that IMHO good etiquette means 
>>you don't CC list mail to a person if that person is already on the 

I've honestly never seen this written down and you are the first person 
I've ever noticed complaining about it :-S

> Hmmm.  I think I just broke that etiquette rule with this response.  But
> this is the way I've been responding to all Zope list posts for the last
> five-six years and I've not had anyone yell at me yet or even complain,
> until now.  I wouldn't be upset if you responded to me as part of the
> sender list in a reply-all (I'd actually prefer it...)


> do it the reply-to-sender way.  The fedora and ubuntu lists do it the
> reply-to-list way.

...as do the yahoo groups mailings, and, again, in all honesty, I've 
found them more annoying because I associate hitting "Reply" with when I 
want to mail the poster only, and there's no easy way to do that when 
replying to yahoo groups mail...

In short, I concur with Chris's shrug... maybe it's a name thing...



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