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SubjectRe: problem with 2.4.0-test9-pre6 seems to be SHM
David Ford wrote:

> safemode wrote:
>
> > One more little complaint.. why doesn't vger replace the FROM to
> > linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org like any other sane mailing list ... i
> > keep going to Reply and not sending to the list. At least add a
> > reply-to tag like the proftpd mailing list has if you want to keep the
> > FROM tag as the original sender.
>
> reply->all works wonderful.
>
> It's not proper to replace the header and advised against as a common practice. Adding a reply-to is also advised against but is somewhat 50/50 in practical use. Clients are suggested to use their reply-to-all
> feature instead. Normally you get both the sender and the list.
>
> -d
>
> --
> "There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are
> virtue and talents", Thomas Jefferson [1742-1826], 3rd US President

Reply ALL also results in 2 mails being sent instead of one but of course this is usually not a problem since one is going direct and the other is going through vger, but still... it's kind of wasteful to
resources and i dont see any harm in Reply-to being sent in the header. Proftpd's mailing list seems to work fine with it. Is your position against it just due to client incompatibility?

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