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Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Wed Sep 21 01:40:48 CEST 2016

On Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:27:54 +0200, Michael Rasmussen wrote:
>On Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:14:19 +0200
>Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
>> Actually the OP is used to MUAs that invoke the mailing list reply by
>> the "All", aka "Group Reply", MUAs that in addition ignore
>> "Reply-to", hence a different behaviour related to the received
>> headers. There are valid reasons for both behaviours, the Claws
>> behaviour and the behaviour of other MUAs.
>MUA's that ignores REPLY-TO headers violates the RFC thereby by
>definition is defective by design.

I agree with you, I only explain ;).

On Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:25:43 +0200, Michael Rasmussen wrote:
>A special case is if the mail contains CC headers in which case these
>addresses remains as CC (all though very onusual for list replies).

So at least invoking mailing list replies by "All" instead of "Reply"
doesn't offend RFC and could cause a different behaviour.

However, Claws not necessarily keeps Cc headers.

If I reply to a mail

To: arch-general at archlinux.org
Cc: Somebody


To: Somebody
Cc: linux-audio-dev at lists.linuxaudio.org

the reply goes only to the list.


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