While discussing a brokked email system at a well-known ISP that is
generating unreplyable messages, a co-worker asked me what the proper
way to *specify* that no reply is to be attempted. I was stumped.
Yes, you can point Reply-To: at a bogus address, or a /dev/null, but
I can't think of any way to specifically flag a message as "FYI only,
no reply desired". Am I just caffeine-defficient today, or is there
in fact no such beast?
And if there isn't, should there be?
For news, draft-ietf-usefor-article-01.txt suggests
analogous to the empty SMTP reverse path, but this isn't RFC822
An empty group has valid RFC822 syntax, it might have the desired
Reply-To: "FYI only, no reply desired":;
Paul Overell T U R N P I K E Ltd