list ettiquette (was Re: [RFC] Measuring skills of a Debian Developer)
On 13-Nov-00, 08:41 (CST), Eray Ozkural <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 10:01:30AM +0000, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> > Please don't send a copy of your response, if any, both to me and the
> > list. Send it to the list only, unless you really only want to talk to
> > me, in which case send it to me only. Thank you.
> It's because all mail clients I'm using are flawed this way or another
Irrelevant. Lars asked you politely to respond one way or the other.
Your convenience is not his problem, especially when it's easily
> including mutt.
No, it isn't. Check out the subscribe parameter and list-reply function.
> Many people are comfortable with cc'ing to debian-devel though...
Many people are comfortable spitting chewing gum on the sidewalk and
cutting in line. That doesn't make those behaviors any less rude.
Filters don't solve the problem because the mail still must be
transferred to a local machine. Some people must pay for their
connection by either time or volume. Sending multiple copies of an
e-mail to such people who've requested otherwise is basically stealing.
Steve Greenland <firstname.lastname@example.org>
(Please do not CC me on mail sent to this list; I subscribe to and read
every list I post to.)