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Date:      Sat, 09 Apr 2011 19:03:53 +0400
From:      Boris Samorodov <bsam@ipt.ru>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Mailing list etiquette
Message-ID:  <36952278@h30.sp.ipt.ru>
In-Reply-To: <20110408233826.00005e10@unknown> (Bruce Cran's message of "Fri,  8 Apr 2011 23:38:26 +0100")
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On Fri, 8 Apr 2011 23:38:26 +0100 Bruce Cran wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Apr 2011 23:15:11 +0200
> Erik Trulsson <ertr1013@student.uu.se> wrote:

> > 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.

> I don't know about anyone else, but personally I like getting replies
> CC'd to me because they end up in my INBOX - otherwise I often don't
> notice someone's replied since there are so many new messages to the
> mailing list each day.

+1

Since I'm subscribed to almost a hundred maillist I should admit that
this rule is *very* helpfull to speed up conversation.

-- 
WBR, bsam



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