[antlr-interest] parameterized maps as arguments to rules??
lgcraymer at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 18 14:24:30 PDT 2007
As Jim points out, this has been debated before.
Basically the two sides are those who favor an
ergonomic solution (reply to author and _not_ to the
list is a rare occurrence) and those with the
religious conviction that "because it is written"
reply to's should go directly to the poster.
Error prone solutions are not good design practice. I
find it difficult to understand the original opinion
statement on reply to munging is taken at all
seriously. After all, if we apply the same principles
to software development, all programs should be
written in machine code so that minimal munging is
required before the logic is interpreted by the
computer. Somehow, I find that argument less than
--- Gavin Lambert <antlr at mirality.co.nz> wrote:
> At 08:17 19/06/2007, scott at javadude.com wrote:
> >On any mail client I've used I don't get
> "antlr-interest at antlr.org"
> >added unless I do a reply-all. (And when I do
> that, people
> >that they get the note twice unless I remove their
> email from
> the TO)...
> The ANTLR list is doing the "right thing" by not
> changing the
> Reply-To header. This means that in most email
> clients hitting
> the Reply button will send a private message to the
> author, and
> Reply All a public one to the author AND to the list
> (and possibly
> also to some of the authors of previous messages in
> thread). This is a Good Thing, since it allows
> All people need to remember is that Reply is private
> and Reply All
> is public. Simple. (As long as the list doesn't
> manipulate the Reply-To header, anyway.)
> What'd be nice is if the mailing list software were
> smart enough
> to recognise private member addresses in the To line
> and avoid
> sending them an additional copy as part of the list
> mailout. But
> I don't think that's currently an option, so you
> should bug
> Mailman about it, not Ter ;)
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