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Re: Re[2]: Want to set up SVN for a web app

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 22:09:30 -0500

On Apr 2, 2009, at 13:50, Andrey Repin wrote:

>>> LM> And by the way - your 'Reply-To: email setting makes it
>>> difficult to
>>> LM> respond back to the list.
>>>
>>> My Reply-To set to reply back to the list, since list software
>>> does not do
>>> that on itself (it must).

I wasn't sure what you meant by "it must", but if you were trying to
suggest that the mail list software should be changing the Reply-To
header, then that is not what is desired by this project, as
explained here:

http://subversion.tigris.org/mailing-lists.html#reply-to

>>> This way, I can't be disturbed by unintended private messages,
>>> regular "reply"
>>> will go to the list. If you want to reply to me personally, copy
>>> my message to
>>> personal folder and issue a "Reply to author" command.
>
> LM> Sorry, false alarm. Thunderbird only shows your name in the
> reply-to:
> LM> and the reply even with "reply all" but it does have the list
> address in
> LM> the hidden part.
>
> That's why The Bat! is a Mail client and everything else is a joke :P

The way your mail reader uses square brackets in the "Re" part of the
Subject line is a bit of a joke ("Re[2]:"), and my mail reader
(Apple's Mail.app) doesn't get it and doesn't display the threading
properly making it very hard to follow threads you've participated
in. I would sure appreciate it if you would just prefix replies with
"Re:" as per usual.

Your quoting style, with initials preceding the angle bracket, is
also unusual to me, and to Mail.app, which then doesn't apply the
beautiful colored quoting that is so helpful in quickly identifying
who said what block of text. So if possible, please stop doing that
as well.

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