*HCS* Final Call for Ignitaries!

William K. Josephson wkj at acm.org
Mon Oct 2 15:51:49 EDT 2000

On Mon, Oct 02, 2000 at 12:38:33PM -0700, Chris Palmer wrote:

> > Oh, yes it is.  Admittedly, this is the subject of numerous flamewars...
> > but munging the Reply-to: line really IS a Bad Idea (TM).  If you're not
> > convinced, here's one of the best cases I've seen made against it...
> that might not be "a good idea" but it's not "broken".  the system is
> performing as it was set up to do.  thus it's a question of policy,
> not systemic error.
It may stil (correctly) be termed broken, though that is admittedly not how 
most people interpret the use of the word.  Something can, after all, be Broken 
As Designed: c.f. Windoze and MacOS :-p  *ducks and runs*


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