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On 3/2/2014 10:34 AM, Tom Davies <> wrote:
Please use "Reply to all" when replying to mails from this mailing

<sigh> Please do NOT do that blindly.

Why? Many reasons, but one of the best examples can be found here:

or (for those with broken mail clients)

Please use YOUR BRAIN when replying to emails from ALL mailing lists...

1. Use the 'Reply-List' button/feature. Don't have one? Change to a mail client that isn't broken, like Thunderbird, which actually has a single 'Smart Reply' button that automatically switches from 'Reply' to 'Reply List' when it detects the List Headers (which virtually all lists have - except for the brain dead Yahoo lists) when replying to email list emails that only need to go to the list (99% of the time),

2. Use 'Reply-All' *only* when the sender specifically says they are not a list member (I still don't understand why this - or *any* - list allows posts from non-subscribers), and

3. If you have a broken mail client that doesn't have proper Reply-List functionality (<cough>Outlook<cough>) and are unwilling to change to one that does, then use 'Reply-All' but PLEASE remove the senders email address (leaving only the list address) before sending (having to do that is your punishment for not using a decent mail client).

I *hate* getting duplicate emails when someone does that with one of my posts. I'm on the list dammit, I don't need two separate copies of your replies.

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