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From Ruediger Pluem <>
Subject Re: Configuration change for cvs@httpd?
Date Wed, 31 Dec 2008 15:09:39 GMT

On 12/31/2008 03:48 PM, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> A while back, we made a configuration change to all of our commits@
> (aka cvs@) lists across the foundation so that they are unmoderated.
> As a side-effect, it means that all posts require
> addresses or you get a bounce back from MAILER-DAEMON.
> The side-effect of this (for at least Thunderbird and GMail) is that
> you can no longer hit 'reply all' to our commit emails without
> automatically also snarfing in cvs@httpd as a recipient.  So, if you
> hit 'reply all' and send from a non address, you will get
> a "nice" bounce message each time you reply to the commit message
> unless you manually remove the recipient.  From looking at the
> archives, I know that myself, Paul, Philip, and likely Jim have all
> hit this blowback to varying degrees over the last month.  In light of
> this, Joe has suggested adding:
> To: undisclosed-recipients:;
> to headeradd for cvs@httpd, overriding the normal To:
>  That should prevent Reply-All from picking up
> the commit list, since there won't be anything in the To: or CC:
> fields for it to use.
> This should restore the ability to hit 'reply all' with Thunderbird
> and GMail for those of us who don't use from addresses.
> Are there any objections to doing so?

No. +1 to go ahead with this.

> Thanks and have a healthy and happy new year with all of your friends
> and family.  -- justin

The same to all of you and your families from me



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