RFC - e-mail in tough environments

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 13:22:08 UTC 2009

2009/12/10 Bjoern Schiessle <schiessle at fsfe.org>:
> David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> writes:

>> That would be Gmail! What's the proportion of Gmail users on this
>> list?

> Do you mean that Gmail can handle Mail-Followup-to headers? I'm not
> sure, at least your replay doesn't utilise my mail-followup-to header
> information and doesn't add one to your mail.

Sorry, I wasn't clear - it doesn't. I requested it as a feature ages
ago and it hasn't been added.

(This leads to a permanent floating flamewar on the Ubuntu-Sounder
list, for example. "Add reply-to!" "No, that's against this obscure
RFC! Use Thunderbird!" "I shouldn't have to change client just to talk
on a non-technical list!" etc., etc., etc.)

The workaround is to hit "Reply to all" and delete the personal email addresses.

- d.

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