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On Fri, 13 Jul 2018 14:10:38 +0100
Tom Davies <> wrote:

Hi :)
It is the design of the mailing list.  It's designed so that people
can't just "reply to" in order to reply to the whole mailing list.
Clicking on "reply to" makes the reply private so that it can't be
seen by the mailing list as a whole.

That's simply not true. I just clicked on Reply to send this message,
and as you can see, it has been sent to the whole list.

You must be using a broken mailer.

The only option offered by most email clients is the "Reply to all".
Some specialist and rarely used email clients do offer a "Reply to
group" but that is rarely needed for any other mailing list or
anywhere so people are not used to using it, even if they are lucky
enough to have the option available.

This problem is compounded by the "Reply to all" putting the mailing
list's address in the "CC" field instead of the "To".  This means
that almost everyone is supposed to perform some dexterous
cut&pasting for every single reply which is a real pita on a
hand-held device and is not entirely easy on the most commonly used
email clients.

I think a lot of us have complained to the people who carefully
set-up the mailing list to misbehave in this awkward and clumsy
fashion but they claim that the majority of people prefer it this way.

So we have had to learn to just delete twice or answer once and
delete the second one or some-such.  Hitting the delete key really
not that arduous surely?
Regards from
a Tom :)

On 13 July 2018 at 13:48, Robert Großkopf <>

Hi michael,

at first: Why do you answer to the list, some other persons and my
private mail-address? I am reading and writing the the list and
doens#T need the same message twice.  

I have tried it with German date-time-values and have set only
=A2 - A1
... and it returns 06:50:00


That would give difference in hours only, but would not give the
days This is cells L1-M7 Right of ___ is column M contents.  

OK, need the day as a separate value:

ABRUNDEN is the German Name for the function. Could be it is named
FLOOR in the English version.

HH:MM gives the hours and minutes without the days.


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