[petsc-dev] On "Reply-To" munging

David sheehan david.sheehanjr at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 14:12:07 CDT 2010

I just want to discuss the solution of the problem.
I don't want to make any trouble for the  mail list.
Sorry for the effect, I didn't know it before.

Best Regards,


On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 12:50 PM, Jed Brown <jed at 59a2.org> wrote:

> This of course is the reason that David Sheehan keeps replying to
> petsc-dev, despite numerous requests to move it to petsc-maint.
> The literature on why this is bad is plentiful.
>  http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html
>  http://woozle.org/~neale/papers/reply-to-still-harmful.html
> I know many mailers are broken and don't have proper "reply-to-list"
> functionality.  I know this isn't the first time this has come up, and I
> understand that turning off the munging might cause more problems than
> it fixes, but I'd just like to point out the situation.
> Jed
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