Re: ignoring the CoC in regards to cc:s (Re: Can we ship sources of a PDF file in the Debian diff?
+ Mike Hommey (Tue, 28 Apr 2009 07:46:35 +0200):
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 11:53:12AM +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> > Noah Slater <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Yes, I know the L command, but thanks for pointing it out! My argument
> > > is that I have to remember to use when I am replying to the Debian
> > > lists, which as you can see, doesn't happen very often.
> > No, the point of a ‘reply to list’ command is you *don't* have to
> > remember when to use it. Just use it every time you reply to any list,
> > and it will DTRT because it uses the standard fields which are in just
> > about every mailing list anywhere. The times when it doesn't will be the
> > rare ones.
> There are notorious counter examples, such as the git mailing list, that
> *do* require people to Cc the people they reply to, while the mailing
> list software doesn't add Reply-To.
Oh, and actually they get very annoyed if you send your mail with a
Mail-Followup-To header that prevents their group-reply function from
adding you to the recipient list.
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