Re: [Evolution] Mailing list filters

On Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:07:52 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
On Mon, 2015-03-16 at 13:07 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

However, IMO it's important to find the least common denominator that
works for most MUAs. For mailing lists the rule is, that most of the
times a reply should be send to the mailing list only. 

[citation needed]

I could quote a lot of mailing list rules, since *buntu users often are
Linux newbies I have a signature for *buntu lists:

""[snip] Write your email underneath the email which you are replying to
 [snip] remove any unnecessary text
 [snip] Avoid sending emails in HTML format
 [snip] When replying to messages, use [snip] Reply To List function
 [snip] When starting a new subject, do not reply to a previous email
 [snip] Replying to digest emails breaks the threading [1]
 [snip]" -
[1] Solvable by using MIME Digest";

There are just a few exceptions when it makes sense to Cc 

Did you read the various use cases described at

No, I didn't, but I'm aware about exceptions. But again, it's common
sense on most lists and that's the reason why MUAs such as Evolution,
Claws and tons of others are able to invoke mailing list replies by
simply using the "Reply" or "Group Reply" option.

Btw. I didn't receive two messages from you, since I set up my
Evolution mailing list account to avoid duplicated messages, the
drawback of this is, that the mail I received doesn't contain the
mailing list headers.

You are breaking the way most of us want it. Mails that are send to a
mailing list, but don't contain mailing list headers, as yours, get a
coloured label here and you mail is the only mail in the last hours that
got that label.

Consider to reply to the list only, unless there should be a very good
reason to Cc. I guess there isn't a good reason for you to do it at the


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