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mail header alert: they've changed again

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mail header alert: they've changed again

HEADS UP! Mail Headers have been changed! I do not think they are back to
the way they were before (but I could be wrong). I replied to Caroline's
email yesterday, but did not pay attention to the headers and accidentally
sent the reply JUST to her.

Now the default reply-to is the sender, not the list. Frankly, I prefer the
reply-to, on mailing lists, to be to the list, although I do like to be
able to discern and reply-to the original sender only/instead because
sometimes should just be off-list. By defaulting to reply-to original
sender, we are going to see a lot of helpful information not shared with
the group until we all remember to change the reply-to to be to or at least
include the list.

So, if you get a reply off-list that would benefit the group (immediately
or in the future), take the time to reply-to the entire list (unless you
think maybe the sender intended it to be private) sharing helpful
information.

On the other hand, we are less likely to see the accidental note to the
list that a replier intended for one person alone. Which, you know, can
sometimes be embarrassing.


--
Paul Nagai
4 REPLIES 4

Paul:

For Outlook users, a "Reply to All" will include both addresses (sender's personal PLUS adepters email list). Then delete the one you don't want.

John Sillari
Chief Technologist
Technical Services Division
Dayton T. Brown, Inc.

Over the 19 years I've been on the adepters list I don't recall very many occasions where someone inadvertently sent a PM to the list and had to apologize or retract it.

On the other hand I do know that I often hit Reply when I should Reply All and then have to resend the message to all recipients. My preference would be that Reply-To is set for the list, not the individual sender. I can see the current setting breaking threads and preventing useful information being available to all Adepters.

BTW, I've used Reply All for this message; John and Paul, do you get this twice?

Cheers,

David

David S. Taylor

Project Manager, Production and Marketing
Building Regulations | NRC Construction
National Research Council Canada
Building M-23A, Room 114 | 1200 Montreal Road | Ottawa, ON | K1A 0R6
Telephone: +1.613.990.2731 | Fax: +1.613.952.4040
David.S.Taylor@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca<">mailto:David.S.Taylor@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca>


David:

I received the message once with both Paul and my email addresses in the "To:" field along with the adepters listserve email address.

John

I got it twice.


On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 8:42 AM, Taylor, David S. <-<br/>> wrote:

> Over the 19 years I've been on the adepters list I don't recall very many
> occasions where someone inadvertently sent a PM to the list and had to
> apologize or retract it.
>
>
>
> On the other hand I do know that I often hit Reply when I should Reply All
> and then have to resend the message to all recipients. My preference would
> be that Reply-To is set for the list, not the individual sender. I can see
> the current setting breaking threads and preventing useful information
> being available to all Adepters.
>
>
>
> BTW, I've used Reply All for this message; John and Paul, do you get this
> twice?
>
>
>
> Cheers,
>
>
>
> David
>
>
>
> *David S. Taylor*
>
>
> *Project Manager, *Production and Marketing
> Building Regulations | *NRC Construction*
> National Research Council Canada
> Building M-23A, Room 114 | 1200 Montreal Road | Ottawa, ON | K1A 0R6
>
> Telephone: +1.613.990.2731 | Fax: +1.613.952.4040
> David.S.Taylor@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> *From:* sillari, john [
> personal PLUS adepters email list). Then delete the one you don't want.
>
>
>
> John Sillari
>
> Chief Technologist
>
> Technical Services Division
>
> Dayton T. Brown, Inc.
>
>
>
> *From:* Paul Nagai [
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