reply to considered harmful [Fwd: Re: change log for rtems (2011-12-13)]
chrisj at rtems.org
Tue Dec 13 22:07:21 UTC 2011
On 13/12/11 11:56 PM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> Joel's replies to postings on the commit list carried a "To:
> rtems-vc-owner at rtems.org"
This happens if "Reply All" is used when replying to the post. If you
use reply the reply-to address will be set for you.
> As consequence of this, my reply to his posting also went to
> rtems-vc-owner at rtems.org and were responded with the answer below.
The message has been improved.
> This behavior leaves a lot to be desired.
The only other solution is to remove the reply-to header which means you
will get a reject message if you forget to edit the address to send to.
The message returned carries a little more detail.
It is not a perfect solution and the side effect is a reject message
which a simple delete can take care of. The benefit is discussions
happening in this common forum.
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