Request: make the ML's default return candidate be the ML
phillip.koebbe at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 16:28:36 PST 2011
On Dec 9, 2011, at 5:16 PM, Roger Pack wrote:
> Fascinatingly, after following this advice of
> http://woozle.org/~neale/papers/reply-to-still-harmful.html (which was
> recommended in this thread)
> "Some people complain that they'll get two copies of the same email.
> Since they're on the list, their first copy is the one sent to them by
> the list. When the responder hit "reply all", it also put their email
> address in the recipient list, so they get a second copy directly. ...
> the second message is a duplicate and can be safely ignored."
> I did this in the last thread I participated in.
> I hit "reply all" in gmail, it receives a "To:" field of the original
> author, and a CC: field of the mailing list. I think this is what the
> above is saying is what we should do.
> I then had 2 people respond back to me "hey don't do that, it causes
> my inbox filters to fail and goes straight to my inbox inadvertently!"
Humorously, this happened to me with this very email! I guess Google and Apple Mail are being bad netizens. Sigh.
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