Nicholas Bodley wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Aug 2005 16:53:56 -0400, Peter T. Daniels
> <grammatim@...> wrote:
> > Well, it was supposed to be "off-list," but there isn't any way to reply
> > to the sender without copy-pasting the address, which has to be
> > remembered as a separate step!
> Poorly-written software, likely, and I'm not at all questioning your
> choice of software.

Presumably a conspiracy between Yahoo Groups and the group moderator.

> Good, old U of Washington Pine, more than likely still alive and well,
> found mostly on Unix and Linux machines, asks you a couple of questions
> before you start any replies. The questions are well-thought-out, and let
> you reply to a list, individual, or both.

It would be _immensely_ annoying to have to answer two questions,
interrupting the chain of thought, before starting to type a reply.

> Our local Linux/Unix users'
> group list, by default, replies to the message originator, and not the
> list. Somebody is extremely stubborn about keeping it that way.

ANE List works that way, to the annoyance of many posters.

This isn't a topic for qalam.
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...