RE: ADMIN: list changes

  • From: Kip.Bryant@xxxxxxxxxx
  • To: "Mercadante, Thomas F" <thomas.mercadante@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 09:14:07 -0700

I assume a lot of us get a lot of mail daily.  I find it helpful, faster, and
safer to screen all my mail using an old command line mail program (on VMS) 
before switching to Outlook to deal with people (known to me) who send me mail
with attachments.

I used reply/all to reply to this and it appears to go to
thomas.mercadante@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (sorry Tom) and oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Is this acceptable?  If not, do I have to just switch to outlook where I can
correct the "to" address manually or extract the mail and send it to the list?

Kip Bryant

|This will take some getting used to.  Reply-All sends this reply to
|Jonathan, Lex & the Oracle-l list.  Reply sends it just to Lex.

|Tom Mercadante
|Oracle Certified Professional

|-----Original Message-----
|From: Lex de Haan []
|Sent: Friday, September 03, 2004 8:57 AM
|To: jonathan@xxxxxxxxxxx; Steve Adams
|Subject: RE: ADMIN: list changes

|I actually prefer Steve's proposal a lot more.
|I have had some horrible email "accidents" in the past, replying in a
|"funny" way and pushing the Reply button, under the assumption I was
|replying to the sender only ... Kind regards, Lex.

|skype me <callto://lexdehaan>

|-----Original Message-----
|From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
|Behalf Of Jonathan Gennick
|Sent: Friday, September 03, 2004 13:26
|To: Steve Adams
|Subject: Re: ADMIN: list changes

|Thursday, September 2, 2004, 8:57:08 PM, Steve Adams
|(steve.adams@xxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
|SA> 1. Messages will no longer carry the "Reply-To:" header line.
|SA>    Use "Reply to All" to reply to the list.
|SA>    Use "Reply" to respond privately.

|FWIW, I prefer it the other way around. The reason I join a list is to
|discuss things publicly. That should be the default.

|Mostly though, I just wish all my lists would act in the
|same manner with respect to replies :-)

|Best regards,

|Jonathan Gennick --- Brighten the corner where you are *
|906.387.1698 * mailto:jonathan@xxxxxxxxxxx

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