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Re: Why doesn't "users" have a "Reply-To" header back to the list?

From: David Good <dgood_at_fsautomation.com>
Date: 2004-08-26 19:41:26 CEST

On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 08:36:00AM -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> The question of whether or not to set Reply-to to the list was hashed
> out years ago. There were arguments on both sides, but ultimately we
> decided not to for the reasons given in
>
> http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html
>

My favorite response to the whole Reply-to argument is in the source
code of the Reply-to plugin for Siesta (a MLM written in Perl that
allows Reply-to to be configured on a per-user basis) and attributed to
Simon Wistow:

    # see :
    # http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html
    # http://www.metasystema.org/essays/reply-to-useful.mhtml
    # http://thegestalt.org/simon/replytorant.html
    # http://www.deez.info/sengelha/writings/considered-harmful/
    # for various for and against arguments thrashed out by the great
    # and the good and for why I don't care. Feel free to argue about
    # this to your hearts content - the monkeys dance for my pleasure.
    #
    # DANCE MONKEYS! DANCE!

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