[rescue] email clients; was For Sale/Trade - Cobalt Qube 2

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Jun 14 08:32:06 CDT 2005

On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 01:03, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> Mon, 13 Jun 2005 @ 08:49 -0400, Jeffrey Nonken said:
> > At 11:18 PM 6/12/2005, you wrote:
> > >Drat... really wishing reply did not reply to the list...
> > >that's twice in about 24 hours... I must be trying to
> > >set a new record for myself... <sigh>
> > 
> > I've been thinking lately that email clients are pretty stupid in a lot of 
> > ways. Few of them will do threading, and all that I've seen stick with the 
> > standard "reply" and "reply all" options and nothing else. It's a tried and 
> > true paradigm but it's not the only one. We're stuck in a rut.
> > 
> > What's needed for email lists is some new options:
> > 
> > 1) Threading of the messages, and a simple (keyboard "shortcuts") way to 
> > jump to the next unread message;
> mutt has excellent threading.
> > 2) A new button for "reply to group";
> > 3) A new button for "reply to sender";

I use Evolution... it has
Reply to Sender, Reply to List, Reply to All

Selecting any of those on rescue list mail causes a reply to
rescue at sunhelp.org.  Even though the From: header is from an
individual...  I'm thinking it is because the Reply-To header
is set to the list by the mailing list software.

-- Curt

> What is a button?  :)
> mutt does both of these.  Technically, it will do everything you listed
> with some macros and external programs.
> > I also wish Eudora would stop assuming that when I hit "reply" it's to an 
> > individual, and assert "you wrote" in the quote header. As far as I can 
> > tell there's no way to change it, even in the latest version.
> Eudora is frustrating.  It has a lot of good points, but the bad ones
> are so annoying I never could stand to use it.
> In fact, I find using email on a Windows box kind of dismal.

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