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Re: Thought on receiving two answers...



Manaen Schlabach wrote:
On 4/19/06, Miles Bader <miles@gnu.org> wrote:
Paul Johnson <baloo@ursine.ca> writes:
Problem already solved.  The Debian list guidelines already make it
clear that it is not acceptable to CC someone privately if you are
posting to the list, and all quality mail clients have "Reply to
Mailing List."
How Debian...

"I'm _shocked_ that you didn't know that!  It _clearly_ says in footnote
5 of paragraph 17 of subsection 43 of section 3 of article 9 of the
rules, that one shouldn't do that.  Except of course on Mondays in
Botswana where it might be OK, if a quorum has been achieved (using
modified Finberger criteria)."

<snip>

What qualifies as a quorum on a mailing list this size?

The absence of any such private CC'ing, the reason being that we always love to have these pointless discussions about policies, and this keeps it alive.



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