Proper mail headers

Ceri Davies ceri at
Sun Feb 5 12:34:42 PST 2006

On 30 Jan 2006, at 18:36, Gerard Seibert wrote:

> Duane Whitty wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I wanted to check to see if I am using the proper etiquette
>> when filling in my headers, especially when responding to
>> someone's post.  Should I just let let my reply go to the
>> person named in Reply-To or should I reply to the list and CC
>> the poster, or is it the other way around?
> It is usually considered incorrect to directly mail or CC a
> response to a poster unless they specifically requested it.

The etiquette on all the FreeBSD lists has long been to reply to the  
list *and* the poster.

That must be wonderful!  I don't understand it at all.
                                                   -- Moliere

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