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Robin Paulson robin.paulson at
Tue Jul 17 22:09:50 CEST 2007

On 7/18/07, kent at <kent at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 11:25:09PM +1200, Robin Paulson wrote:
> > On 7/17/07, Mikko Rauhala <mjrauhal at> wrote:
> > >ti, 2007-07-17 kello 09:59 +0200, ramsesoriginal kirjoitti:
> > >> p.s. i hate the way gmail handles this list. couldn't we have the
> > >> respond-to adress set to community at
> > >
> >
> > it's nothing to do with gmail. the reply-to field has not been set on
> > the openmoko mail server, so replies to messages default to the
> > sender. this is fine in most cases, but not on mailing lists
> Hi Robin
> Actually, it is perfectly fine on mailing lists, and in fact it's exactly
> the way it's supposed to be.  This is an old debate, and, like Mikko, I don't
> want to waste list cycles rehashing it, but Chip Rosenthal's early paper
> ( lays out the issues.  There
> have been some rebuttals over the years, but see

thanks for the info. yes, i see the way it should be done now. the
woozle link was very helpful and the one at unicom

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