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Date:      Fri, 8 Apr 2011 23:15:11 +0200
From:      Erik Trulsson <ertr1013@student.uu.se>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Mailing list etiquette (Was: Re: Linksys-E4200 Wireless N-router)
Message-ID:  <20110408211511.GA11735@owl.midgard.homeip.net>
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On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 01:11:52PM -0600, Chad Perrin wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 06:42:16PM +0100, Arthur Chance wrote:
> > 
> > section 8.6 starts:
> > 
> > ---- start quote ----
> > Unless there is a good reason to do otherwise, reply to the sender and
> > to FreeBSD-questions.
> > ---- end quote ----
> 
> I, for one, am glad this does not happen more often.  I really do *not*
> need a bunch of duplicates cluttering up my inbox.  I have yet to see
> anyone complain of not receiving a CC in addition to the mail from the
> list.
> 
> I consider "not cluttering up the inboxes of people subscribed to the
> list" a "good reason to do otherwise".

You seem to miss one crucial fact:  Not all the people who write to
this list are subscribed to it.  They will not see any replies directed
only to the list.  It is for their benefit that that rule exists.





-- 
<Insert your favourite quote here.>
Erik Trulsson
ertr1013@student.uu.se



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