On Mon, 21 Dec 1998, "Adam H. Kerman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Contrary to my explicit request that my posting not be replied to by
private mail. I found this in my private mail box.
He must be a Democrat, they have no respect for the rights of others.
>> 1. Reply To:
>> I had one user who requested that I have MajorDomo insert the
>> address of the list in the "Reply To: " field. For him, there is
>> an option that he can use. By clicking on the "Reply To: " field,
>> his mailer moves it into the "To: " field of his response.
> You could have told him to try other e-mail clients rather than
> trampling on the potential for other list members to set this header.
I'm in no position to tell anyone what mailer they must use. I respect
his right to choose.
>> Inserting the lists address thusly has served him well and has not
>> proven to be a problem for any other user's.
> . . . till a list member needs to use it.
This is mail from my MajorDomo, no one else will use it. Their
responses will have new headers and they are free to use this field as
they wish at that time.
>> I consider it extremely rude for people to follow this practice.
>> When I submit a posting, I expect responses to be to the mailing
>> list. To get multiple responses in my private mail is an intrusion
>> into my privacy.
> Oh, you consider it rude, do you? Well I consider this thread to be
> off-topic to any issue of administering majordomo. I'd like to see
> it die on the list, so I won't respond to it myself.
But you did!!
I see this list as a forum for discussing "Majordomo-Users" practices
and poicies. Netiquette is topic worthy of discussion for those with
open minds. Not tyrants, who think only for themselves.
>>PS. Please respond to the list, not directly.
> You are wrong on both points and your attitude needs adjusting on
> the second.
Try to learn how to be a compassionate person.
Vernon C. Hoxie email@example.com
3975 W. 29th Ave. uucp: 303-455-2670
Denver, Colo., 80212 voice: 303-477-1780
He spends money like a lottery winner with a month to live.