Re: OOT: the whole CC-ing off-list people thing
On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 03:07:22PM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> I thought a bit about the whole CC-ing off-list people thing, and it
> appears that it's both counterproductive and even a bit rude. For an
> one-time poster, the cost is just
> "mail -s subscribe firstname.lastname@example.org", adding a stance to
> .procmailrc and then unsubscribing a few days later. Much cleaner
> than asking people to CC me. Costs a tiny bit of network resources
> instead of human time.
> It may be a good idea for the lists' guildelines...
> And, even though I'm one of spammiest posters on -devel (and
> _certainly_ way too spammy compared with my level of clue), I
> get CCed nearly on every reply...
> Cheers and schtuff,
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