Reply vs Reply all (Was [clug] Free Sun 20" Monitor (multisync), thin clients & SGI Indigo)

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at
Thu Nov 3 08:55:40 GMT 2005

Yeah, that can be a problem...

On Thu, Nov 03, 2005 at 09:47:21AM +0100, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 03, 2005 at 01:03:53PM +1000, Arafangion wrote:
> > It appears to be dependant on the mailing list, possibly as well as the other 
> > person's email client.
> > 
> > For some people on the list, a reply goes to the list, and others, such as you 
> > (David), a reply would go straight to you and not go to the list.
> Well, the way it works for me is that "reply" sends to "from" or
> "reply-to", which seems the only sane way to go. What appears to have
> happened to Arafangion is that pressing reply sends to the "to"
> address?? (Look at the original email, there's no reply-to or any other
> header with the mailing list address).
> My guess is that KMail, being helpful, has detected it as a mailing
> list post and made it reply-to-list. Check the config options...
> Have a nice day,
> -- 
> Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog at>
> > Patent. n. Genius is 5% inspiration and 95% perspiration. A patent is a
> > tool for doing 5% of the work and then sitting around waiting for someone
> > else to do the other 95% so you can sue them.

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