[sclug] Mail to reply always goes wrong on sclug

M.Blackmore mblackmore at oxlug.org
Tue Mar 18 20:12:56 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-03-18 at 19:08 +0000, ed wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Mar 2008 18:09:27 +0000
> "
> Here's a snippet from a recent discussion:

Oh, darn, just spotted this after replying to another email - this one
gives the syntax for subscribing to the list which generates a reply-to
field, right?

And I just create a message with this:
sclugr-request at sclug.org.uk with a subject of subscribe
> > to get this behaviour.

To change the subscription to one which gives a reply-to header.
I'm a bear of little brain and a bit fuzzy on 4 dihydrocodeine and a
diazepam at the moment so not thinking too straight.

I'm confused whether this means I should resign straightforward sclug or
does the "system" automatically mean I don't get mails from sclugr AND
sclug, in duplication?

<trots off to do another email as per>

OK. Well, I've just sent subject "subscribe" to
sclugr-request at sclug.org.uk, so lets see what happens...

Blearily yours

> --[snip]--
> On Sun, 2008-03-16 at 09:38 +0000, Simon Huggins wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 08:09:59PM +0000, ed wrote:  
> > > So I've added something to my .qmail file so this shouldn't happen
> > > again. If you're using a qmail then just add a reply-to header to
> > > the mail if you get a Sender: sclug-bounces at sclug.org.uk header.  
> > 
> > Tom created a separate list that sclug is gated too called
> > sclugr at sclug.org.uk which gets all the sclug posts and munges the
> > Reply-To to be sclug at sclug.org.uk so you can just send a mail to:
> > 	sclugr-request at sclug.org.uk with a subject of subscribe
> > to get this behaviour.
> > 
> > You still need to be subscribed to this list (to post to it) but you
> > can set your subscription to this one to be nomail.
> >   
> No. You don't need to be on the sclug list *and* the sclugr list I put a
> script in place that should take care of that.  
> If that's not working can you let me know.
> Tom.
> --[snip]--
> Personally, I'm still using my patch as it's working and I don't really
> have time to faff around with the subscriptions. It'd be great if the
> default was to include a Reply-To, I'm not sure what the reasons are
> for it's omission - better off following that up with Tom.

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