List:General Discussion« Previous MessageNext Message »
From:Jeremy Zawodny Date:July 11 2002 6:31pm
Subject:Re: what's the deal?
View as plain text  
On Thu, Jul 11, 2002 at 10:28:39AM -0700, daniel wrote:
>
> i'm just wondering why when i hit 'reply' to a message on this list,
> that it goes to the individual sender, and not the list itself.
> doesn't that defeat the purpose of a mailing list?  aren't all
> responses to a post supposed to be threaded on the list rather than
> stored in the original sender's mailbox?
> 
> (this also makes filtering mail a pain in the ass too btw).
> 
> is this intentional?

http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html

> also after sending one message to the list, i received 3
> autoresponders from people who've gone on vacation and left their
> computers to reply with a cute little message.

Yeah, those folks really ought to be booted off the list for
stupidity.

Jeremy
-- 
Jeremy D. Zawodny, <jzawodn@stripped>
Technical Yahoo - Yahoo Finance
Desk: (408) 349-7878   Fax: (408) 349-5454   Cell: (408) 685-5936

MySQL 3.23.51: up 42 days, processed 939,823,327 queries (254/sec. avg)
Thread
what's the deal?daniel11 Jul
  • Re: what's the deal?Dan Nelson11 Jul
  • Re: what's the deal?Jeremy Zawodny11 Jul