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Re: more mailing list rants

From: Mark Phippard <mphippard_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 16:11:33 -0500

On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 2:58 PM, Jack Repenning <jrepenning_at_collab.net> wrote:
> On Jan 22, 2009, at 11:27 AM, Greg Stein wrote:
>
>>> Can Bert change his profile primary address the the one he wants to
>>> be known
>>> as? That is: Bert can certainly change his primary profile
>>> address, as well
>>> as provide others if that's useful; my question is, is Bert's life
>>> simple
>>> enough that he can afford to be known by a single address?
>>
>> Nope. He uses other email addresses in his daily life, but prefers an
>> @sharpsvn.net for (say) commit emails. But the @sharpsvn address is
>> just some light branding -- he doesn't use it for anything.
>
> So, do we get Bert to a happy state like this?
>
> 1. do NOT add sharpsvn.net to Bert's profile (or anyone else's ;-)
> 2. DO subscribe sharpsvn.net as an "anonymous guest email address",
> either by sending to commits-subscribe from there, or administratively
> at the UI
>
> I think you're saying "Bert wants commit emails sent to
> @sharpsvn.net," so the "subscribe" mentioned above would be "to the
> svn (formerly commits) list."

Something I've noticed with my own account ...

My tigris ID was associated with my CollabNet email, but I subscribe
to the lists using gmail so that I can keep the mail separate and
organized. So after the upgrade I had to add gmail as a secondary
address. I have been noticing that when people are using Reply-All to
respond to my messages on this list they are now going to my CollabNet
email account and not gmail. So basically, it is associating my mail
with my tigris account and then changing the email address when it
sends it out to others. Or at least when setting the ReplyTo. This
sucks because now I just get emails in both places and I do not want
that.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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