>>>>> "Sven" == IT <- Sven Mueller <email@example.com>> writes: [...] >> Scenario 1. >> >> You are a debian user, but you don't subscribe to any debian lists. >> Suddenly you suspect you have a security issue. You immediately dash >> off an email to the debian-security list hoping someone there will be >> able to help you. Sven> Well, in this case, I would realy advise that person to subscribe Sven> to the list, as replies usually go (just) there. Especially Sven> discussions (if any arrise) will happen there and not include any Sven> additional CCs to the original poster. There is more than one way to retrieve the messages from this list. Some people, for example, just use the online archive, because they find checking a website occasionally more convenient than being subscribed to another list. Others might use a mail<->news gateway such as news.gmane.org, so they are not directly subscribed to the mailing list. Many people also have multiple email addresses, and the address which they post with might not be the same address which they have subscribed. (I don't even *know* what address I used to subscribe to this list.) -- Hubert Chan <firstname.lastname@example.org> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/ PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/124B61FA Fingerprint: 96C5 012F 5F74 A5F7 1FF7 5291 AF29 C719 124B 61FA Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.
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