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Re: On debian lists, we cc if asked

On Sat, Aug 14, 2004 at 11:50:31PM -0400, aec wrote:
> I dont understand this. Someone who is not subscribed to a mailing
> list, can send an email to that list, asked to be cc'd and its rude
> if they are not? 
> I'm new to mailing lists, just curious as to why one wouldnt subscribe
> to a list that one wants to participate in.

Some lists are very high traffic, and it can be hard for a user to follow that
list. Good examples in Debian are debian-devel, debian-x, and debian-boot. They
can receive 100 messages a day, which is hard if someone wants to just file a
bug report or something similar.

 - David Nusinow

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