[mythtv-users] Ettiquette for this list when responding to messages

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sat Sep 29 05:22:12 UTC 2007

On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 01:19:05PM -0700, David Brodbeck wrote:
> > Embarassingly enough, *Thunderbird* is not.  :-}
> Neither is OS X Mail.  If the list does munging, I can right-click on  
> the 'From' address and choose 'Reply to Sender,' so I have both  
> options. But if the list doesn't do munging there's no way to reply  
> just to the list, except by hitting Reply All and then editing the  
> addresses.    This seems backwards.

It is.  Wildly.

> I'd wager there are far more mailers out there that get this wrong  
> than get it right.  This probably because most mailing lists *do*  
> munge, so mailers are being written with that situation in mind.

Yup.  And MUAs and MLMs, in general, are written by people who use text
mailers, as ghod intended.

-- jra
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