[ardour-users] list behaviour change request (reply to user vs. reply to list)

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Fri Nov 4 12:40:38 PST 2005

moron at industrial.org hat gesagt: // moron at industrial.org wrote:

> Currently the ardour-users list is set so that replies go to the
> user instead of this list.  This has two effects. . .neither of
> which are positive IMHO.

Search google for "reply-to munging considered harmful" to understand,
why it is the way it is. 

> The second related problem is that this ultimately trains users to
> use "reply to all" in their email program so that their responses
> make it to the mailing list.  This has side effect that for every
> reply the original poster gets duplicate copies which is annoying to
> say the least.  It also means that you are training folks to "hit
> reply to all" instinctively (i.e. for any message) which is
> obviously a bad thingy. 

If you go to this site: 

> http://lists.ardour.org/listinfo.cgi/ardour-users-ardour.org

you can set a preference, so that you don't get duplicate mails
delivered. It's called "Avoid duplicate copies of messages?" and I
think, it even defaults to "On" with ardour-lists. So you won't get
any mail from the list, if you are in the CC-list and this setting is

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