The Mailing list

Jochem Huhmann joh at
Wed May 3 13:24:31 PDT 2000

* "Jim Howarth" <jhowarth at> wrote:
> This has nothing to do with the standards, but is there any reason why mail
> that is forwarded through this list comes with the reply-to of the original
> poster.  It would be much easier for a group discussion if it had the
> mailing list there so when we hit reply it will go to the list and not the
> original poster.

This is abusing of headers. If someone sends mail from one account and
likes to receive replies at another one, he uses Reply-To for
that. He can't if the list overrides this header with the list-address.


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