It's Official: NOAD Demeans Self for PR Gold (UNCLASSIFIED)

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 17 01:12:14 UTC 2010

I usually solve the problem by clicking "Reply [To] All", then
deleting ADS-L from the list. It should work in most email clients,
although I cannot vouch for all versions of Eudora from the past 5
years as I have not used them.


On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
> At 11/16/2010 10:36 AM, Ronald Butters wrote:
>>My first impulse, though, was to respond only to Bill--and I noticed
>>that it is not easy to reply to the author of a posting without
>>replying to the whole list. Is there some way that ADS-L could
>>change the default for "REPLY" to be the  original author rather
>>than the list as a whole (or is this just a problem with my e-mail)?
> It is a problem with you, not your e-mail.  Cut and paste the From
> header into the To header of your response.
> (Changing the list reply to the original author is not a good
> choice.  With many email applications that will reply ONLY to the
> individual sender.)
> Joel

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