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Date:      Mon, 19 Feb 2007 10:27:18 -0600
From:      Jeffrey Goldberg <>
To:        Giorgos Keramidas <>
Subject:   Re: Duplicate emails on freebsd-questions
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In-Reply-To: <20070219105439.GA54495@kobe.laptop>
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[mailed and posted and cc'ed to grog]

On Feb 19, 2007, at 4:54 AM, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:

> There is a very good reason why it is customary in this mailing  
> list to
> copy the sender when replying.  We don't accept email messages only  
> from
> subscribers.  This means that some people may post a question without
> even being subscribed to the list.  By Reply-To: header "hacks", like
> the one you are describing, the original poster may never see your
> reply.

Thank you for that explanation.  It might be a good idea to add this  
to point 6 of section 8 of 

I was initially surprised by the conventions used on this list, but  
am growing more accustomed to them and trying to comply, even thought  
it isn't what I do for most of the lists I'm on.



Jeffrey Goldberg              

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