Re: Please help me <OT>
On Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:09:57 -0400
The Wanderer <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Makes you wonder how many people who install Debian and have
> >> trouble, write to the list but are not subscribed, and therefore do
> >> not rec a reply.
> >> You notice a couple now and then.
> > Nobody forbids those people to ask to CC them the answer :)
> True, but someone who doesn't realize they might need to subscribe to
> the mailing list to automatically receive replies (unless they plan to
> read replies through e.g. gmane or the like) is also not likely to
> realize they might need to ask to be CCed on replies.
Correct. In fact  can mislead people into thinking that subscribing
to the maillist to receive an answer is unnecessary:
There are many world-open mailing lists, meaning anyone can read
everything that is posted, and participate in the discussions.
Well, since one can read such answer via https://lists.debian.org such
statement is not THAT far from the truth, but it's probably not that
one means writing to the maillist.