Subject: Re: Oops!
From: Kevin Busby (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Nov 05 1999 - 10:06:57 EST
James W. Beauchamp wrote:
> With my (Unix) mail program, if I hit 'r' it mails to (in this case)
> CECDISCUSS. However, if I hit 'R', it mails to the original sender.
> So give a thumbs-up to good old ordinary Unix mail
Yes, that's a typical default of email programs (Eudora and OE on the Mac:
Cmd-R to reply to sender, Shift-Cmd-R to Reply to All).
Charlie Richmond wrote:
> Please don't - it's normal for a list to use this in the header and list
> aware people know to reply directly when necessary.
OK, it's normal on some lists and not on others. But many list-aware people
here get caught out by it, no matter how list-aware they may be.
Anyway, I'll stop flogging this dead horse (or is it a herd of dead
horses... where's that shift key...).
-- Kevin Busby, Studio Manager, Department of Music, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, England. Tel: +44-(0)121-414 5785. Fax: +44-(0)121 414 5781. If your email to me bounces, please see http://web.bham.ac.uk/busbykg/contact.html . No to GM crops.
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