Re: List configuration

Peter Flynn wrote:
> > Can't we get this
> > list server changed to set the "Reply-to:" header to point to the list?
> I second this. It should be the default behavior for any list: if one
> holds a group discussion, then it is reasonable to assume that any reply
> is targeted at the group rather the individual.

The conventional wisdom is very much to the
contrary. The following widely-cited article explains:

``Reply-To'' Munging Considered Harmful
Chip Rosenthal
$Id: reply-to-harmful.html,v 1.9 1996/07/20 03:36:29 chip Exp $ 

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