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Date:      Tue, 16 Jun 2020 14:40:25 +0100
From:      Ottavio Caruso <>
To:        FreeBSD - <>
Subject:   Re: Mailing List Etiquette was freebsd vs. netbsd
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On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 at 12:23, Chris Knipe <> wrote:
> It just amazes me each and every time when this discussion comes up....
> You're willing to embrace change, and evolution of new technologies like
> 10G Ethernet, USB / Mass Storage, CSS, JS, Lambda's JSON, etc... Yet, you
> want to be stuck in the stone age when it comes to email.
> Do you still use 360K floppy disks as well?  CDs?
> Things change, embrace it like the rest of the world, or move on.  No one
> is unfortunately going to dictate to the entire world, what they can, and
> cannot use in terms of a MUA.  You're most certainly not going to dictate
> that to me, and you're most certainly not going to dictate to me how to (or
> not), send emails.
> If you want to be stuck in the stone age, then so be it.  Feel free to not
> read my emails if it bothers you that much.

You're missing the point. If you don't like email conventions, use web
forums, Facebook, Twitter, Whatapp, Tinder, Grinder, Zoom, or whatever
is cool today and out of fashion next year.

Electronic mail is an old protocol with RFC's for multiple reasons.

(See what you did there? You didn't quote any message, so we don't
really know the context of your reply. You could be right, but
posterity will never know.)

Ottavio Caruso

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