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- Subject: Re: Replying to Poster (Was: London Lua ..
- From: Peter Aronoff <telemachus@...>
- Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:00:21 -0500
On Fri Jan 18 2013 @ 2:44, Dirk Laurie wrote:
> 2013/1/17 Marc Balmer <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > Why is it impossible to reply to the original poster? Why do replies always have to go the list?
> Because Reply-To is set by the list server. I'm pretty sure Mutt allows
> you to choose to reply to the poster instead.
I can confirm that mutt makes it easy to reply to just the poster (I
replied to just the poster of that mail, using mutt in fact).
I'm surprised that other clients don't make this possible, but it should be
easy enough to do manually, no?
We have not been faced with the need to satisfy someone else's
requirements, and for this freedom we are grateful.
Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson, The UNIX Time-Sharing System