[VoiceOps] Mailman 'Reply-To' munging (was: Re: 9-8-8 dialing [...])

Nathan Anderson nathana at fsr.com
Wed Jul 20 17:16:36 EDT 2022

Did you actually read the discussion that I linked to?


To quote from it:

> > [...] Outlook sends Reply All to the original sender and anyone
> > else that was Cc'd, but not the list.
> > 
> > Is there a fix? Which other variables affect this?
> No, there is no fix.  Both behaviors are arguably RFC conforming (the
> RFC doesn't specify "Reply to All" behavior of MUAs, so the MUAs can
> do whatever they want), and Outlook's is arguably more conformant to
> the spirit of the RFC, since according to the RFC the configuration
>     From: list at example.com
>     Reply-To: person at example.org
> has the semantics "the entity using the mailbox 'list at example.com'
> requests that you address mail intended for the entity to the mailbox
> 'person at example.org'".  

-- Nathan

-----Original Message-----
From: J. Hellenthal [mailto:jhellenthal at dataix.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2022 7:29 AM
To: Nathan Anderson
Cc: Voice Ops
Subject: Re: [VoiceOps] Mailman 'Reply-To' munging (was: Re: 9-8-8 dialing [...])

"Reply-To in different ways" ?

It means one thing... am I missing a mail client that does not follow this ?

> On Jul 20, 2022, at 06:24, Nathan Anderson via VoiceOps <voiceops at voiceops.org> wrote:
> "Reply-To" in different ways


J. Hellenthal

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