[Rcpp-devel] Admin: add reply-to headers?

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Sun Mar 31 20:10:11 CEST 2013

On 31 March 2013 at 14:07, Steve Lianoglou wrote:
| Hi Darren,
| On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 10:10 PM, Darren Cook <darren at dcook.org> wrote:
|     For this mailing list, hitting the Reply button (in Thunderbird) goes to
|     the sender.
|     In many other lists hitting reply goes to the list.(*) The difference is
|     the addition of the Reply-To header.
| You'll notice, however, that most (if not all) R-* mailing lists are actually
| configured this way, where the default for a "reply" is to just include the
| original author. The debate of which behavior is "correct" doesn't quite rival
| the debates of some other well-known topics, such as emacs vs. vi, but there
| are quite a few diatribes / soliloquies you can find on the internet if you
| care to google for them.
| My guess is that this list is intentionally configured to act like the rest of
| the R-universe mailing lists.

Spot on. For that very reason I have no intention whatsoever of changing the default.


Dirk Eddelbuettel | edd at debian.org | http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com

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