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Re: Administrivia (very OT, but should be addressed)
From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno () wolff to>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 21:13:50 -0600
On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 19:55:01 -0500,
Cael Abal <lists2 () onryou com> wrote:
Bruno, did you read the objections raised in that link I provided? I
know how Mail-Followup-To works. I also understand there are unresolved
problems with it.
My argument was that it was better than not using it. It isn't a perfect
This will be my last post on the subject, but please consider that MFT
is *not* a standard (and as far as I know hasn't shown up in an RFC
since the late '90s), supported by only a handful of MUAs... And the
(default), polite course of action has historically been not to CC folks
in mailinglist posts.
I disagree that not cc'ing senders is the default in general. I think it
depends on the kind of list, and the ones I use it is typically preferred
that you cc senders unless they indicate that they shouldn't be using
a mail-followup-to header.
Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.