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Re: [debian-user] The List Standard

Andrew M.A. Cater <amacater@galactic.demon.co.uk>:
>  [much generally good info snipped]
>  that virtually everybody who posts to the list is also subscribed to the
>  list, so that you don't normally need to cc. them.

Not true.  Anyone or anything can post to the list.  Agreed that
additional Cc:'s (unless specifically requested, and some are inclined
to refuse even them) are not generally welcome.

>  If you want to see a very good example of a mailing list with 
>  high signal/noise ratio, technical excellence and lots of interesting 
>  sidelights - the beowulf list (archives of www.beowulf.org) is always 
>  worth a browse. The major players there are real experts - even the 
>  off-topic stuff is interesting and thought provoking.

Thx for the hint.  Well worth a look.

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