[ppml] List modification

Steve Atkins steve at blighty.com
Wed Feb 19 14:42:04 EST 2003

On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 06:56:50PM -0000, Chris Jones wrote:
> > No it doesn't, because people still reply-all anyway.
> .. and those people very often do not think about whether everyone on the cc
> list *should* have a copy of their response. Think about how much time that
> can waste.
> NB: I had to think about how to reply to this, then hit the 'Reply to All'
> button (one that I only very rarely use), and then remove three cc names,
> merely to ensure that this response arrived at the list. If that action has
> to be repeated 50 times per day per internet user, that will be something
> like 50 x 20 seconds x number of internet email users (say 10 million). How
> many wasted hours does that add up to?

I posted this yesterday, but it seems to have been eaten somewhere in
the list processing works. This sums up most of the reasons why
sabotaging use of the Reply-To header by the MLM is not a good thing.



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