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From Sebastien Goasguen <run...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Should cloudstack-dev mailing list strip "Reply-to" header?
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:54:50 GMT

On Feb 7, 2013, at 4:01 AM, Sheng Yang <sheng@yasker.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 6:36 PM, Brett Porter <brett@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> On 07/02/2013, at 12:05 PM, Sheng Yang <sheng@yasker.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> The previous setting won't respect CC after the CCed guy replied mail.
>>> I don't think that's useful.
>>> 
>>> I truly believe it's developer's responsible to keep track of their
>>> own topic, but I also think make it easier for developer to keep track
>>> is better.
>>> 
>> 
>> This seems like an edge case to me... most of the time a developer that contributes
to a thread will remember to follow that subject (as I am doing here). If that might be a
problem, they have alternatives:
>> - CC themselves on messages they send, so they remain on the CC list
>> - set up filters to label threads that include their name
>> 
>> Do these seem like better alternatives than altering the list reply-to?
> 
> Don't think it's edge case, otherwise LKML won't encourage CC. The old
> policy just can't scale - if we would have a even bigger community
> later.
> 
> And:
> 1. Information redundancy, and not elegant. If you send out a mail,
> why you cannot receive the reply address to you unless you CC
> yourselves? It wouldn't happen when you send mail to a friend.
> 2. Mail filter based on the email header is most efficient, not on
> context. And it's not the same thing, e.g. I don't think Linus
> Torvalds would care much if someone mentioned him by name in one mail
> context of the mailing list, unless it's addressed to him(even so, if
> he doesn't have interests, he won't care).
> 
> --Sheng
>> 
>> - Brett
>> 
>> --
>> Brett Porter
>> brett@apache.org
>> http://brettporter.wordpress.com/
>> http://au.linkedin.com/in/brettporter
>> http://twitter.com/brettporter
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 

I am +1 on leaving the "reply-to" as the list
I am -0 on the CC issue

-sebastien
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