Che russkiy zabyli?:)
On Tue, 3 Nov 1998, Anatoly Vorobey wrote:
> You, Michael N. Livshin, were spotted writing this on Mon, Nov 02, 1998 at 10:57:32PM +0200:
> > >
> > > This isn't universally true. Mailing lists aren't Usenet, therefore
> > > "following up" isn't defined as an operation uniquely distinct
> > > from "replying". It's all email, anyway.
> > This is what my friendly Gnus manual has to say on the subject:
> Gnus', that bloated heap of Lisp code that feels sorry it's ever been
> written, and which furthermore commits the heresy of attempting to unite
> mailings lists and newsgroups? I wouldn't treat it as... hmm... a
> *particularly* good source to quote on net.standards.
> > <quoth source="Gnus">
> > `broken-reply-to'
> > Elements like `(broken-reply-to . t)' signal that `Reply-To'
> > headers in this group are to be ignored. This can be useful if
> > you're reading a mailing list group where the listserv has inserted
> > `Reply-To' headers that point back to the listserv itself. This is
> > broken behavior. So there!
> Gnus' is wrong ('mailing list group', heh).
> The convenience of having Reply-To: point back to the listserv address
> is mentioned in RFC822. The choice between RFC822 and Gnus documentation
> author in matters of standartization seems to be an easy one.
> > But I agree that for a list with 35 subscribers it's not very
> > important. I thought the list is bigger. Silly me. What a relief.
> The list is about as big as the Russian rock scene in Israel, and roughly
> corresponds to it in quality.
> > > It isn't brain damage, it's a feature controllable in majordomo.
> > You are _not_ completely serious, now are you? ;)
> I'm completely half-serious.
> > For technical lists, there certainly _is_ a concensus.
> This is due to several reasons; for one thing, it's usual on such
> lists to Cc: all the participants in addition to the list anyway;
> also, people are fed up with stupid admins who can't figure out
> how to use Reply-To: to point to the list *and* prevent bounces
> and errors from going to the list - and so usually prescribe simply
> to avoid touching Reply-To:.
> Technical lists, on the other hand, have no special privilege to
> net.truth, even though their inhabitants often think otherwise.
> > > (Bad mailers, on the other hand, have little icons instead of keys).
> > Well, I really hope that we won't get 35 people proudly listing their
> > favorite mailers here because of this patronizing comment of yours.
> Gosh, I hope not.
> > No shit,
> > mike.
> Anatoly Vorobey,
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