[TriLUG] TriLUG ReplyTo
rvestal at trilug.org
Mon May 3 09:12:44 EDT 2004
One thing about Outlook, it pulls the email address into contacts if you set
it that way. If Jim is in your contacts, then it will see he was the
original sender and reply to him when you hit reply to all. Just another
"undocumented feature" in Outlook.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian A. Henning" <lugmail at cheetah.dynip.com>
To: "Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list" <trilug at trilug.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 29, 2004 3:08 PM
Subject: RE: [TriLUG] TriLUG ReplyTo
> > Reply should always go to the list since we set the Reply-To header
> > (no comments, please, on whether that should be the default or not,
> > that's been rehashed thousands of times over the net). I've noticed
> > that if you do Reply to all it will sometimes get both the poster and
> > the reply-to but I had assumed that was highly client dependent. For
> > myself, it always seems to do just what I don't want it to do. :-)
> > What client are you running?
> > Anyone else out there that can help shed some light on this?
> At risk of exposing myself, I'm using Outlook 2000, SP-3. I did just a
> little bit more playing with it, namely going through a bunch of old
> messages still sitting in my trash, and seeing if there was any
> predictability to the behavior. What I found is that for whatever reason,
> Reply (and yeah, this time I made sure I was not accidentally hitting to
> All) to any post from Jim had his address in the To as well as trilug. I
> found a couple other senders that exhibited the same phenomenon, so it
> to be tied to the sender.
> Dunno if that helps clear it up any, but that's what I found.
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