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Jean-David Beyer jeandavid8 at verizon.net
Sun Jun 13 13:09:22 CEST 2010

Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Saturday 12 June 2010, Jerry wrote:
>> On Sat, 12 Jun 2010 16:40:28 -0400
>> Jean-David Beyer <jeandavid8 at verizon.net> articulated:
>>> I see no way to do that. I have a Reply button and a Reply All
>>> button and no others. There is no such button on that screen that
>>> allows diddling buttons. Thunderbird, which is the latest
>>> for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
>> Unfortunately, it might prove to be academic anyway. Unlike several
>> other lists that I am subscribed to, this mailing list does not use a
>> "Reply-To:" in the e-mail headers. It would definitely facilitate
>> replying to list mail if the maintainer(s) of this list configured
>> the mailer to insert such a header that pointed to this list.
> There is such a header:
> List-Post: <mailto:gnupg-users at gnupg.org>

So there is.
> Reply-to is intended to be used by the sender to state his preference 
> for replies. If he prefers off-list replies then he should set it to his 
> address and if he prefers on-list replies then he should set it to the 
> mailing list address. (In fact, there's also the Mail-followup-to header 
> which is even better suited for this than the Reply-to header.)
> IMNSHO, it's not up to the mailing list admins to dictate where replies 
> to my posts should go. Therefore, the mailing list software should not 
> touch the Reply-to header.
>> Conversely, many MUAs support the "reply to list" function that
>> should work correctly on this list.

Perhaps so, but my Thunderbird dies not, and it is the latest
version available in .rpm for my distribution (RHEL 5.5). I hear
Thunderbird 3 does have something like this.
> Exactly. It works correctly because those MUAs use the above mentioned 
> standardized (RFC 2369) List-Post header.

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