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Anand Kumria akumria at linux.org.au
Tue Feb 4 15:41:19 UTC 2003

On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 02:44:46PM +0800, Bret Busby wrote:
> > 
> > Oh, and thanks for implementing the Reply To. It makes communication a 
> > bit easier.
> > 
> > 
> I have received messages with the above Reply To address, which is good 
> for communication on the list, and, then, after receiving them, have 
> received messages from the list, without the Reply To address.
> Is this just because the mailing list software is shuffling the messages 
> before distributing them (they seem to be out of sequence)?

I'm a firm believer that mailing lists should do as little as possible
to modify the original message sent. This mailing lists doesn't add
Reply-To: automatically.

I add in Reply-To: on messages I send myself, as that is where I prefer
responses to be sent. Reply-To is used because it can be, should it be
necessary, overridden without too many contortions (unlike


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 When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never
 leaves. '' -- Buddha, The Dhammapada

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