list issues & status

Todd Goodman tsg at
Wed Nov 5 13:12:48 CST 2014

* Mike Loewen <mloewen at> [141105 14:09]:
> On Wed, 5 Nov 2014, 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?
>     Some of us are using text-based clients like alpine/pine.  On the 
> M.A.R.C.H. list, when I want to issue a private reply, I have to edit the 
> To: line which quotes the original sender's address, but will send to the 
> list if you leave it, as is.

And some of us use text-based clients like mutt which asks if you want
to send to the Reply-To: address(es) if they don't match the From:
address.  If I say no it goes to the From: address.

I can always edit any header field I want though.

So it's all MUA specific as someone else said.


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