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Re: OT Re: list reply-to weirdness involving yahoo mail (and other providers)
yup,it happens to me ive tried everything and still does it
check your headers thats the best thing u can do!
--- On Thu, 10/2/08, andy butler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: andy butler <email@example.com>
> Subject: OT Re: list reply-to weirdness involving yahoo mail (and other
> To: "LD" <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: Thursday, October 2, 2008, 12:49 AM
> Tim Nelson wrote:
> > Sorry about the OT-ishness, but I'm wondering if
> any other listmembers using Yahoo mail addresses have
> had/resolved this situation:
> > I just got an email from Matthias informing me that my
> 'reply-to' setting points back to my address rather
> than to the list. Upon investigation, he's right; it
> sure does.
> > But my posts USED to go back to the list, and I
> haven't changed any settings.
> > Investigating further, it seems my posts before June
> have the correct 'reply-to', while those since July
> don't. I know Yahoo has made some changes ('new'
> mail vs. 'classic'), but again, I haven't
> changed any settings, and looking through many pages of
> Yahoo Mail FAQs I've found no way to fix it.
> > Has this happened to anyone else?
> Don't worry, it happened to a whole load of us,
> (probably still is).
> Oh, :-( and you still have the problem,
> I had to edit the <To> address to get this to go to
> Not just with Yahoo.
> It seems a this is now "accepted" default
> behaviour for email clients.
> andy's FAQ
> Q How do I know if it affects me?
> A Hit "Reply To" for one of your own posts when
> it comes back from LD, and check that the <To> address
> is LD, if it's not then you're "infected"
> Q I'm on the Digest, how do I tell?
> A You can't tell from the post, you'll have to just
> look in your email account.
> Q How do I fix?
> A Open up your email software, and check the details for
> the account that you use for LD. There's an option to
> enter a <Reply-To> address, which has been
> automatically (and pointlessly) filled with your own
> address. Just erase your address from the <Reply-To>,
> and leave it blank.
> Q That's too hard, what do I do?
> A Every time you send an email to LD, look at the header
> info above where you are typing. You'll see the
> <To:> is going to LD, which is good. If the
> <To:> is the address of a poster that you're
> replying to, then change it to the LD address
> You'll also see your own address in the
> <Reply-To:>, ..erase it.
> Q I notice this problem with someone else on LD, what can I
> do to help?
> A Send this FAQ to their person mail address.
> andy butler