I do not see a reply-to-list anywhere. I do see a reply-to-newsgroup.
On 8/17/2012 4:23 PM, Richard L. Hess wrote:
> Hello, Don and others,
> There are at least three different reply options available on some/many
> email programs:
> Reply to All
> Reply to List
> Thunderbird, for example, has options for and the ability to use all
> three. However, very few of the mailing lists I subscribe to properly
> use the Reply to List function.
> Thunderbird looks for a List-Post header (lacking in ARSCLIST) and then
> the Reply To List button becomes visible.
> David Burnham, Joe Salerno, and others are within their rights to place
> their email address in the Reply-To field.
> Please look at
> The harmful aspect, as I read it, is when a mail list modifies the
> Reply-To header, not the sender/author using it which is what it is
> designed for.
> Ideally, all lists would use the List-Post header and all email clients
> would have the Reply-To-List button enabled. So far, that doesn't seem
> like it is going to happen.
> A suggested work-around--and what I do in these cases is to Reply All,
> delete the individual's name and let it go. My recent reply to David
> Burnham got caught in this as I didn't look at the header and see my
> first attempt went only to him.
> Nothing is wrong as far as the rules are concerned, really. However, the
> one change I would suggest is that the List-Post header should be added
> to all ARSCList list messages directing to the posting address. In that
> way, those who have access to the Reply-to-List button could then use it.