Re: Some text meaning is not easy to understand.
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On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 07:36:24PM -0500, Doug wrote:
> On 04/21/2016 06:20 PM, Byung-Hee HWANG (황병희) wrote:
> >I am doing now a web pagere re-write into Korean. I get some trouble. Help me to understand, please.
> >"If you send messages to lists to which you are not subscribed, always note that fact in the body of your message."
> >As above, what is meaning? Is that technical issue? I did fail to get understand.
> I think in most cases, if you send a message to a list to which you
> are not subscribed, it will be ignored. It _might_ produce a reply
> to the sender stating that he is not subscribed, but
> more probably will not produce any response at all. (You can test
> this for yourself.)
No. Actually in the case of the Debian lists, Charlie got it right:
Non-subscribers are welcome to post to Debian mailing lists
and are treated (as far as I can see) the same way as subscribers.
Normally, when responding to a mail in a mailing list, the
response goes only to the list. If you are not subscribed,
you won't see that response. So in this case, it makes sense
to say "hey, I'm not subscribed, so please send me a copy
(that is: cc me)"
- -- tomás
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