[BCAB] Responding to List Messages Using Thunderbird
andrew at hodgsonfamily.org
Sun Jul 30 17:52:14 BST 2017
So how did you send this reply off, as it went to the list?
From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of David Taylor
Sent: 30 July 2017 16:40
To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Responding to List Messages Using Thunderbird
Reply to list seems to send it to the list though, so this isn't the answer, and I'll be blowed if I can find a way to find and then actually install an addon!
On 30/07/2017 12:07, Andrew Hodgson wrote:
> I really want to try and get this sorted out, but at the moment the option is set to send list replies to the list in the software, and I can see in the headers the Reply-To header is set to go to the list.
> I think this is a Thunderbird issue, where the default reply keystroke on Thunderbird is sending the message off list. Apparently there is a reply list button that can be used to send messages to the list. There is an addon here which may overrite this behaviour:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of David
> Sent: 30 July 2017 02:07
> To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Responding to List Messages Using Thunderbird
> I think this is a list specific setting, and apparently I've been responding individually when I thought I was responding to list for ages. It's a really annoying option if you ask me, a discussion list should be that, not a reply to an individual list. I'll have to get in the habbit of replying to all to be sure, and I'm sorry to people who got individual messages from me when I thought I was replying to list.
> On 26/07/2017 16:52, Kerry Fielding wrote:
>> HI folks.
>> Maybe I'm paranoid but after sorting out my problems sending emails
>> to lists from Thunderbird I'm still not convinced all of my emails
>> are getting through.
>> I've added all of the different list addresses as contacts in my
>> address book but my question is what I do when replying to a message
>> from the list. I have tried CTRL+shift+l to respond to a list and
>> sometimes that works and sometimes it doesn't. I've also used CTRL+R
>> but have a feeling that when I do this the response only goes to the
>> person to whom I'm replying. I had this clarified by John yesterday
>> when we were discussing the Sky App as it seems I responded directly
>> to him when pressing CTRL+R. On a positive note though I do like
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