Subject: Re: [META] a plea
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 08:40:15 -0700

Quoting David Woolley (

> The complementary problem is that private replies end up on the public 
> list.  I would rather it fail by duplicating than fail in the latter mode.

Old, long-settled argument.  Reply-To munging lost.

Proponents of Reply-To munging made their case, some years ago; their
solution was found severely lacking, and better ones are now here:

Cheers,                     Peter G. Neumann:  "Mars has been a tough target."
Rick Moen                   Harlan Rosenthal:  "That's because the Martians keep         shooting things down."   RISKS Digest, v. 20, #59&60