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Sorry, everybody, I've tried to follow this thread, but I fear that some messages at an early stage 
got lost.  (I think I've now found most of them in the archives, but it didn't help a lot!)

I gather it revolves around changing the Reply-to field.

Can someone tell me what currently happens to the Reply-to field, what the options under discussion 
are, and what will happen to the discuss list after the change?

Am I right in saying that the Reply-to field is currently replaced with the address of the list?  
This results in moderated posters not getting a copy of the replies since their email address is 

An additional complication is that many replies to moderated posts are themselves moderated.  
Andreas S├Ąger is a case in point.  He's a prolific - and extremely informed - contributor, but all 
his replies are moderated.  Any mangling of his posts are going to remove the op, but ensure that 
Andreas gets a copy of his own solution.

Personally, I favour the line taken by the author of the web-page referred to in an early that the 
RFCs are well thought-out, and one should have a _very_ strong reason for messing with them.  If we 
continue to replace Reply-to with the list address, perhaps the handling of moderated posts could 
send a message to the op suggesting they follow their thread on Nabble (and explaining why)?  This 
would, of course, piss Andreas and other frequent non-registered posters off no end unless an 
exceptions list could be created.

I think, on the whole, educating our members to use Reply-All instead of Reply-To might be the way 
to go although this begs the question of how and where the list address would be added, which in 
itself is a form of mangling.

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