Re: Building garnome- the short take

> > >Please keep the discussion on the list, rather then replying personally
> > >only, unless you really intend to contact me personally.
> > >
> > >Cc'ing the list, as this seems to an itching issue to a lot of people --
> > >given that my post received 2 responses within a few minutes...
> > Sorry. I meant to reply to the list. But when I hit reply in
> > Thunderbird, I got your email address instead of the lists. Seems the
> > like the list's "reply to" field is not set.

No big deal, Doug.

FWIW, as taking private discussion to the public is impolite, I just
explain and justify why I do so -- and only do it when appropriate.

> That is normal and it isn't something I would expect a developer list like
> this to ever want to change.  Google for "Reply to considered harmful"

Thanks Alan. :)  Yes, setting the Reply-To header is pretty nasty IMHO.

> Better to accidentally send a mail to one person than to spam a list of
> hundreds.  Mutt and many other mail clients support Reply-to-List, lazy
> people like me use Reply-All (although I usually get in the habit of
> delete the extra CC if people mention it bothers them).
> This seems to be the relevant request to add support for this standard to
> Thunderbird

I personally consider not supporting Replying to the List a bug.

Here goes the Evolution "cheat codes": ;-)

 Actions / Reply to Sender    Ctrl-R
 Actions / Reply to List      Ctrl-L
 Actions / Reply to All       Shift-Ctrl-R


char *t="\10pse\0r\0dtu\0  ghno\x4e\xc8\x79\xf4\xab\x51\x8a\x10\xf4\xf4\xc4";
main(){ char h,m=h=*t++,*x=t+2*h,c,i,l=*x,s=0; for (i=0;i<l;i++){ i%8? c<<=1:
(c=*++x); c&128 && (s+=h); if (!(h>>=1)||!t[s+h]){ putchar(t[s]);h=m;s=0; }}}

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