Hi, Tom (and all), It looks as if Roger is setting a ReplyTo header to his personal address in the message he's sending. If you do a Reply All to such messages, you should get the list AND the sender, but if you just hit reply, at least Thunderbird honours the ReplyTo header. Cheers, Richard On 2011-08-08 8:28 AM, Tom Fine wrote: > See if that works for replying to messages posted by Roger Kulp or Joe > Salerno. There are a few others too, so I'm not just singling out > those two. But when I reply to their postings, replies go to them > unless I paste ARCLIST e-mail into the TO box. This is not the case > with most others, including you, Shai. I think this is a user setting > on the ARCLIST server, but I may be wrong. My point is, this should be > disabled, it shouldn't be a user option. Replies to any posting > should go to the list by default. Perhaps there could be a user > setting where replies go to the list by default and CC that user at > the same time. I can see how a user might want a direct reply, and > have no beef with that. I just think the default reply should go to > the list for sure and include the user as his or her option. We other > listmembers shouldn't have to wonder or care about where a reply is > going when the postings are in a public forum. This is a listserve, > not a person-to-person e-mail system. > > -- Tom Fine > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Shai Drori" <[log in to unmask]> > To: <[log in to unmask]> > Sent: Monday, August 08, 2011 7:36 AM > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] annoying "feature" of ARSCLIST > > >> When I hit reply it goes to the list. Maybe it's a setting in your >> email? I use Thunderbird. >> Shai >> >> On 08/08/2011 13:47, Tom Fine wrote: >>> Why, when I hit "reply" to some posts to this list, does the e-mail >>> get sent to that person instead of to the ARCLIST. This is true of >>> several individuals on this list. Is this a "feature" allowed in >>> one's personal settings when they sign up? Why is this allowed? It's >>> very annoying. What is the advantage of allowing this? Hitting reply >>> to a list posting should reply to the list only. The post being >>> replied to was posted to a public list/forum, not an individual >>> person-to-person e-mail. The reply should be public too. >>> >>> -- Tom Fine >>> >> > -- Richard L. Hess email: [log in to unmask] Aurora, Ontario, Canada (905) 713 6733 1-877-TAPE-FIX http://www.richardhess.com/tape/contact.htm Quality tape transfers -- even from hard-to-play tapes.