[ell-i-developers] Admin: Change list settings to reply also to the sender, cc:ing list?

  • From: Pekka Nikander <pekka.nikander@xxxxxx>
  • To: "ell-i-pcb-design@xxxxxxxxxxxxx design" <ell-i-pcb-design@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, ell-i-developers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2014 13:13:09 +0200

Currently both ell-i-pcb-design and ell-i-developers have the freelists default 
setting, which is for the list to add a Reply-To: header to the message so that 
replies are always sent only to the list.

Now, while his is one way of operating and works ok, I'm more used to lists 
where you reply to the sender, and then CC to the list.  Hence, I'd like to 
change the config of both of these lists accordingly.  However, there there is 
the potential problem that some people might forget to click "Reply all", 
thereby answering only to the sender, leading to some discussions indadvertedly 
disappearing from the list.  Another problem is that the CC list easily grows, 
leading to a situation where many people receive the same messages multiple 

In other words, having a reply-to-the-sender-cc-to-the-list requires more 
discipline from the list members than the current reply-always-to-the-list-only 

What do people think?  Which way would be better?


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