[zeromq-dev] Reply to list?

Emit Sorrels emit.sorrels at gmail.com
Sat Mar 13 15:58:42 CET 2010

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 01:02:41PM +0100, Martin Lucina wrote:
> avbidder at fortytwo.ch said:
> > I personally don't like lists that set a reply-to since they break list-
> > aware MUA (like kmail and presumably mutt, probably others.)  
> Adrian, you're one of a dying breed ...
> > The default "reply" action in these clever MUA is to use the list address 
> > (all the necessary mail headers are available.)  And then, there's the 
> > "reply to author" function, which I regularly use when reading lists and 
> > actually do want to send an answer to the author only and not to the list.  
> > Now if the list sets the reply-to header, "reply to author" will use that 
> > address.
> I've been using Mutt for years and I have it set to ask me where to direct
> the reply if I hit 'r' (reply to author) and a Reply-To header is present.
> So, for lists that set Reply-To, hitting 'r' will ask "Reply to
> somelist at lists.example.com[y]?". If I hit 'n', the reply goes to the
> author.

fyi, in mutt you can hit 'L' (list-reply) and it will do the
right thing by looking at the headers. Works with zeromq-dev and
majority of other mailing lists...

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