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Re: [Amps] Suggestion.....

To: "George Fremin III" <>, "AMPS Mail Reflector" <>
Subject: Re: [Amps] Suggestion.....
From: "Gary K9GS" <>
Reply-to: Gary K9GS <>
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 14:21:31 -0500
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Hello George,

I like it the way it is.....people just have to be disciplined to using 
"reply all" when they want their response to go to the list...which they 
should in most cases.  I've always made it a habit to always check the 
addresses I'm sending e-mail to before I hit "send".


Gary K9GS
Gary Schwartz           email: k9gs (at)
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Society of Midwest Contesters (SMC)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George Fremin III" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, October 04, 2009 11:40 AM
Subject: Re: [Amps] Suggestion.....

> On Sat, Oct 03, 2009 at 12:27:20PM -0500, Jim Dawson wrote:
>> Can we change this group so when you click "Reply" in your mail
>> client it goes to the group and not to the individual? If it is
>> important enough to post to the group, most likely so is the
>> response.  Jim - K9DD
> Since I am the "list owner" (which does not mean much really) I will
> weigh in here and say that I do not feel that would be a good change
> and I would not make that change without almost everyone on the list
> agreeing to such a change.
> To further expand on it a bit, in my experience as the mailman admin
> and a system admin for and for another domain
> that hosts 500 email lists I can tell you that, in general, the
> 'reply-to list' option can be the cause of more trouble in the form of
> private messages going to the list than it is ever worth. It almost
> always results in unintended personal attacks or private information
> being posted to a list. In addition I feel that it lowers the signal
> to noise ratio of a list since replies that really do not benefit the
> list as a whole get broadcast to the list by default. I think it is a
> good thing that posting to a list of hundreds or thousands of people
> be more difficult than hitting the default reply button and typing.
> -- 
> George Fremin III - K5TR
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