In <930725.174146-0400@MReXX-0.18>, "F. Scott Ophof" <Ophof@CS.UWindsor.Ca>
> On Sat, 24 Jul 1993 13:40:53 -0400 (EDT) Steve Simmons said:
>> This being the case, the best we can do is remind developers of user
>> mail agents they have some responsibility to show the user who the
>> response is going to, and users have responsibility for that
>> response. If the user ignores clearly offered information, then it's
>> his own problem. ]]
> Fully agreed. And for the same reasons, it would seem to me that
> it's the responsibility of MLM authors/maintainers and list-owners/
> maintainers to show the user clearly the relationship between the
> item in question and the mailing list it pertains to.
On the BB-LISA (Back Bay Large Installations Systems Administration)
list, we solved (well, maybe "solved" is too strong a word) the problem
by tacking this simple "signature" onto *every* message that goes out to
Send mail for the `bblisa' mailing list to `firstname.lastname@example.org'.
Send list subscription requests to `email@example.com'.
It's not perfect, but it helps.
Adam S. Moskowitz [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Systems Administrator [email@example.com]
The Instruction Set VOICE: +1 617 890 4930
Waltham, MA FAX: +1 617 890 4952
(The keepers of firstname.lastname@example.org)