default reply behaviour (was: curses)

Benjamin Fleming fleming_b4 at HOTMAIL.COM
Sun Feb 27 19:59:19 UTC 2011

I prefer the new system. We have received NO private emails mistakenly sent to the list since the changes were made. This is a good thing, as far as I am concerned. 

Ben Fleming


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> Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2011 20:18:10 +0100
> From: wujastyk at GMAIL.COM
> Subject: Re: [INDOLOGY] default reply behaviour (was: curses)
> On 26 February 2011 22:18, Sudalaimuthu Palaniappan <palaniappa at>wrote:
> >
> > Just now I realized that with the current default reply in the list going
> > to the original poster, the following response I had sent a few days ago did
> > not go to the list.
> >
> Can we review this?  It's a change that was made in the default behaviour of
> the INDOLOGY list, by popular request last year.  It annoys me a lot, but,
> unlike Muammar al-Gaddafi, I'm perfectly willing to abide by the will of the
> majority.
> The problem we were trying to solve was private replies to colleagues on the
> list that inadvertently became public.  Perhaps that is a greater danger
> than the annoyance of posts not going to the list at all.
> How do others feel?  Reply to sender, or reply to list at large?
> Best,
> Dominik
> INDOLOGY committee member

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