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Date:      Sat, 14 Oct 2000 11:24:17 +0000 (GMT)
From:      Rick Hamell <>
To:        James A Wilde <>
Cc:        freebsd-newbies@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   RE: -newbies
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000101c036d6$308be670$>

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	Well personally I'm subscribed to at 20 different mailing
lists. Many of them fairly high traffic. I almost always check the headers
out of habit. Some of the lists I subscribe to are very picky about being
on topic, so if you have to be careful not to post something that will go
off topic. :)


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On Sun, 15 Oct 2000, James A Wilde wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-newbies@FreeBSD.ORG
> > [mailto:owner-freebsd-newbies@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of Rick Hamell
> > Sent: Friday, October 13, 2000 09:52
> > To: Joe Warner
> > Cc: freebsd-newbies@FreeBSD.ORG; freebsd-chat@FreeBSD.ORG
> > Subject: Re: -newbies
> >
> This comment is not particularly directed to Rick, rather to the thread.
> Are there many people who actually know from which list a message comes?  In
> an earlier life messages from all the lists I subscribed to
> (-newbies, -questions and -security) ended up in 'Inbox'.  At a later stage
> I made a rule which sends everything from * to a folder called
> 'FreeBSD incoming' to distinguish it from Bugtraq and more personal stuff.
> >From there most of it goes to the bit bucket but some messages go to
> 'FreeBSD to keep' and a very few to other folders with names of topics which
> particularly interest me.
> But it came as a surprise to me to learn that that long thread on a FreeBSD
> magazine had originated in newbies.  Am I the only one who doesn't much
> bother which list a message comes from and usually doesn't know - without
> checking the header?
> mvh/regards
> James
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