Reply-To header munging for fedora-devel-list@

Nigel Jones dev at
Fri Jun 8 07:56:22 UTC 2007

Gianluca Sforna wrote:
> On 6/8/07, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 19:26 -0400, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
>> > could we change the list configuration not to munge
>> > the Reply-To header, so that when we "Reply All", we
>> > actually don't loose the Cc list?
>> >
>> > The way it's configured now makes it very difficult to
>> > notice own's replies in threads.
>> Yes, reply-to munging is a very bad idea. It would be nice to turn it
>> off.
> This debate looks like the tabs/spaces or the default MTA ones...
> Let me say I'm just fine with the munging, probably because:
> 1. I don't care about the CC list
Some people do
> 2. gmail does a fine job with threads anyway
I don't think a great number of people on the list use gmail, but decent
> 3. w/o munging I hit reply and the mail does not go to the list...
This is the thing that really bugs me.

I don't think there is a clean solution to get the best of both worlds
though (sadly).


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