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RE: Reply to, was: Re: multi coating gum question



Okay, I've just verified that the Reply-To Field is set in the e-mail client
as Katherine noted. 

Don Bryant


-----Original Message-----
From: Katharine Thayer [mailto:kthayer@pacifier.com] 
Sent: Sunday, September 17, 2006 11:20 AM
To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
Subject: Re: Reply to, was: Re: multi coating gum question

In 1998 when I came online, my son set up the preferences or control  
panels or whatever for connecting the modem and getting mail,  and in  
the process of doing that, he filled in the "reply-to" field with my  
address.   When I came to the list, I was set up the same way John  
is; when people would reply to me, it would go to me instead of the  
list, and finally someone asked why I had it set up that way.  I was  
bewildered; I didn't think I'd set up anything to make that happen.   
Some kind soul finally told me how to find the place where the "reply- 
to" had been set to my address, and to clear my address out of that  
field.  Once that field was empty in my mail preferences, if anyone  
replied to a post I sent to the list, the replies would automatically  
go to the list instead of to me.  So I'm assuming there must be  
something similar in Outlook Express.

And yes, this post is coming to the list because I manually changed  
John's address to the list address in the header of my mail. And as  
far as I can remember, John's has always been this way.
Katharine



On Sep 17, 2006, at 12:39 AM, John Brewer wrote:

>> Hmm, I've never thought to change my "Reply To", I thought this  
>> was a function of the mailing list software. Now I've checked all  
>> the mailing lists that I'm on, and one does this automatically,  
>> and the others I have to remember to "Reply All". But if not many  
>> people know about this, that could explain why many of the replies  
>> to a previous post came only to me.
>>
>
> Now I click to reply to your post Laura and it automatically comes  
> up addressed to the list! I wonder if it the mailing list that has  
> changed, I certainly haven't changed any of my personal settings in  
> Outlook Express for some months.
>
> This seemingly erratic behaviour has only started for me in the  
> last 3 weeks or so.
>
> John
>
> www.johnbrewerphotography.com
>
> Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. Ana´s Nin.
>
>
>
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Laura Valentino" <laura@this.is>
> To: <alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca>
> Sent: Sunday, September 17, 2006 1:56 AM
> Subject: Reply to, was: Re: multi coating gum question
>
>
>
>> Katharine Thayer wrote:
>>
>>> John, if you look at the heading of your posts that come across  
>>> the list, you should be able to see that the reply-to is set to  
>>> your name and address, so if anyone replies to your post, it will  
>>> go to you  rather than to the list.  But if you look at the  
>>> heading of my posts,  for example,  the reply-to is set to the  
>>> alt-photo list.
>>>
>>
>> Hmm, I've never thought to change my "Reply To", I thought this  
>> was a function of the mailing list software. Now I've checked all  
>> the mailing lists that I'm on, and one does this automatically,  
>> and the others I have to remember to "Reply All". But if not many  
>> people know about this, that could explain why many of the replies  
>> to a previous post came only to me.
>>
>> Laura
>>
>>
>>
>>
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