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Author: dvn
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Subject: Re: [Squatconf] Please switch off forced Reply to here
I'm against the new reply-to-poster setting, however due to this change
I did notice that Thunderbird has a convenient "Reply List" button,
which kind of solves the problem either way. Of course, generic
solutions are the preference, so the default reply-to-list makes the
most sense to me.

On 21/05/16 16:24, Caleb James DeLisle wrote:
> I'm just the janitor here, I'll try to put the settings to whatever seems
> to be "community consensus". Right now it's ng0 against and hpk in favor,
> I'm also against but I figure I ought to abstain.
> Does anyone else have an opinion?
> Caleb
> On 21/05/16 23:06, ng0 wrote:
>> On 2016-05-21(10:04:02+0200), Caleb James DeLisle wrote:
>>> There's no "force reply" in the admin interface for Mailman but I
>>> have changed
>>> reply_goes_to_list to be "Poster" which should do what you want -
>>> direct replies to become private.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Caleb
>>> On 21/05/16 21:51, Holger Krekel wrote:
>>>> With forced reply worst case is sending a private message to the
>>>> group and k9/android cannot add the sender to the Adressbuch and
>>>> there is no way to send the person a private mail, without forced
>>>> reply a group message might only be sent to one member. Agreed,
>>>> though, a reply-all duplicates mails in some clients. So we are on
>>>> one level talking about UI deficiencies but what is left is
>>>> accidental group messages... Happened to me and I am using email
>>>> since centuries.
>> That is clearly a broken functionality in the mail application
>> you are using and not in the list server.
>> No need to break it for everyone else.
>> Well, now that it is already done I'll just adjust my filters and reply
>> functions.
>> In my opinion it breaks replying to lists. If one wants to send private,
>> offlist messages this is separate from the list.
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