[ntp:questions] How do you reply to list postings

Ron Frazier (NTP) timekeepingntplist at c3energy.com
Wed Feb 8 20:20:51 UTC 2012

On 2/7/2012 4:05 PM, David Woolley wrote:
> Ron Frazier (NTP) wrote:
>> Thanks to Dave and Chuck for the quick replies.  Just FYI, most of 
>> the other lists I'm on use the public list address if you hit reply. 
> Most of the lists I am on do not munge the reply-to header, and will 
> generally point you to http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html 
> if you suggest setting reply-to list.
>> Doesn't matter, I can work with it either way.
> In this case, your problem is probably that you are not using the 
> newsgroup directly, but rather through the mail gateway.  Newsgroups 
> have distinct followup and reply operations (even if Thunderbird 
> confuses them).

I've just been sending my posts to questions at lists.ntp.org via email and 
reading posts via email.  I wasn't aware that a newsgroup was involved 
although I have noted your reply, for example, is also copied to a 



(PS - If you email me and don't get a quick response, don't be concerned.
I get about 300 emails per day from alternate energy mailing lists and
such.  I don't always see new messages very quickly.  If you need a
reply and have not heard from me in 1 - 2 weeks, send your message again.)

Ron Frazier
timekeepingdude AT c3energy.com

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