list issues & status

Chris Elmquist chrise at
Wed Nov 5 13:07:17 CST 2014

On Wednesday (11/05/2014 at 10:53AM -0800), Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 11/05/2014 10:03 AM, Mike Stein wrote:
> >>As a reminder to everyone, there is no way currently to just reply to the
> >>original poster, and Mr Corlett may be unaware that EVERYONE saw his
> >>reply.
> >
> >I think when you reply to the original post the sender's address appears in
> >the Original Message section (unless he/she has opted to suppress it), so
> >it's just a quick cut & paste, no?
> I use Thunderbird for cctalk.  Isn't an individual reply just a
> matter of clicking on the sender's name in the header?

If the list server sent the mail as coming From: the sender and Cc:
to the list, then the reader can do "Reply" to just the sender and
"Reply All" to the list.  This should work no matter what the MUA is
and many MUA have their own settable default for Reply vs. Reply All.

Chris Elmquist

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