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From Chip Childers <chip.child...@sungard.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Should cloudstack-dev mailing list strip "Reply-to" header?
Date Tue, 12 Feb 2013 03:03:56 GMT
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 06:44:21PM -0800, Animesh Chaturvedi wrote:
> Sheng
> 
> Let's get the VOTE started
>

We already did [1], and Sheng kindly opened the INFRA ticket to revert the
change to the list configuration [2].

[1] http://markmail.org/message/nxy6lmifqhnstz3a
[2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-5850

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Frank Zhang [mailto:Frank.Zhang@citrix.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2013 1:37 PM
> > To: 'Sheng Yang'; Alex Huang
> > Cc: Chip Childers; cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org; Alex Karasulu
> > Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] Should cloudstack-dev mailing list strip "Reply-to"
> > header?
> > 
> > Let's just get the vote start
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Sheng Yang [mailto:sheng@yasker.org]
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2013 12:06 PM
> > > To: Alex Huang
> > > Cc: Chip Childers; cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org; Alex Karasulu
> > > Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Should cloudstack-dev mailing list strip "Reply-to"
> > > header?
> > >
> > > In fact I just found adding "Reply-to" on behavior of mailing list
> > > server violated the IETF's definition of email.
> > >
> > > Accord to the latest RFC 5322(obsoletes RFC 2822, which obsoletes RFC
> > > 822) on "Internet Message Format"[1], 3.6.2 Originator Fields:
> > >
> > > <quote>
> > > When the "Reply-To:" field is present, it
> > >    indicates the address(es) to which the author of the message suggests
> > >    that replies be sent.
> > > </quote>
> > >
> > > Apparently, mailing list server is NOT the author of message, so it
> > > have no privilege to add this field to the mail.
> > >
> > > Also, it's recommended to read the article by Chip Rosenthal(which
> > > provided by Alex in the previous mail)[2], titled `"Reply-To" Munging
> > > Considered Harmful`.
> > >
> > > [1] http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5322#section-3.6.2
> > > [2] http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html
> > >
> > > --Sheng

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