E Bruce Brooks <brooks@...
>[Unlike most E-lists of which I have experience, Synoptic is set so that the
>REPLY button gets you the sender of that message, not the list as a whole;
>with Synoptic you have to use REPLY ALL. Some responses meant for the list
>get lost that way, evidently including the recent response of Lance Beard,
>to which Ron Price replied at least in part, or none of us would have known
>of it, since it did not reach Synoptic and was not distributed by Synoptic.
>It seems to have only reached Ron. I keep getting tripped up in just this
>way myself. Perhaps the list organizers might like to reconsider that
>choice. / Bruce]
When we configured the list, we wanted to avoid "off list" messages
from accidentally going to everyone on the list, and to their chagrin.
That's why replies are set to go the sender. "Reply all" still works.
Stephen C. Carlson
Ph.D. student, Religion, Duke University
Author of The Gospel Hoax: Morton Smith's Invention of Secret Mark (Baylor, 2005)