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[liberationtech] list reply-all

Julian Oliver julian at julianoliver.com
Tue Mar 19 16:29:56 PDT 2013


..on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 07:24:39PM -0400, Rich Kulawiec wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 07:08:48PM -0400, Joseph Lorenzo Hall wrote:
> > Has the possibility of reconfiguring libtech to not reply-all by default been broached? Maybe I'm the only one that trips over it so often. best, Joe
> 
> This is something that has been debated numerous, and I do mean *numerous*,
> times over the past few decades.  That said, I'd recommend (a) removing
> the "Reply-To" header from the list's config and (b) using the "mutt"
> email client, which is the best one I'm aware of and -- if you configure
> it with "edit_headers=yes" -- makes it very very very easy to see what
> you're doing *and* change it if it's not whta you want to be doing.
> Mutt is lightweight, fast, portable, usable as-is, very customizable,
> and presents a much smaller attack surface than many other mail clients.
> 
> I've used a *lot* of mail clients over the years; so far, mutt's the best.

Hear here. 10 years with mutt across numerous machines and it's still the client
that sucks the least.  It takes a little learning at first, but those hours are
well worth it.

Cheers,

-- 
Julian Oliver
http://julianoliver.com
http://criticalengineering.org



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