mailing-list etiquette (was Re: [Soekris] Annoying list)
chuck+soekris at 2004.snew.com
Thu Jul 22 18:25:39 UTC 2004
Quoting Bernd Walter (ticso at cicely12.cicely.de):
> On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 08:57:38PM -0400, Henry Spencer wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 Jul 2004, Bernd Walter wrote:
> > > > [Note: trimmed the Cc:s - they're all list subscribers anyway]
> > Many people feel that if you ask a question on the list, you should be
> > willing to read the list for answers.
> The list and an answer is a different thing.
> Say I send an answer to a list I read once a week and someone corrects
> me or the answer wasn't clear enough and more details are required.
> I wouldn't see this for a week unless I get a direct copy.
> You can't expect everyone to read the list on a short time base.
Sure I can. And I do.
As for this reply, in fact.
And I've kind of got down rules to reject mail to a listaddress
(chuck+soekris) that doesn't have the list headers. My only
hesitation is when list headers change. So I'm looking at a
temp fail with a period report to me so I can fix things that
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