question about posting to FreeBSD mailing lists

Novembre novembre at
Thu Jun 12 18:38:08 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 6:59 AM, Tore Lund <tl32 at> wrote:

> Novembre wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is there any way to answer the posts in the mailing lists if one is not
> > subscribed to the list and does not receive them in his mailbox? From
> time
> > to time, I see posts which I can actually answer and contribute to, but
> > since I'm not subscribed to the lists, even if I post an answer to the
> > person asking the question and CC it to the list, it doesn't regroup with
> > other posts on the same topic. Is there any way around this?
> Besides what Randy wrote, several mailing lists are mirrored to
> newsgroups.  I subscribe to muc.lists.freebsd.questions, even though I
> am subscribed to the list.  (I prefer not to receive all that stuff as
> e-mail.)  When answering a post, I have to edit the addresses, but my
> answer is then threaded properly.
> --
>     Tore

I'm sorry, but I didn't quite get it. Do you mean that if I subscribe to the
newsgroup which mirrors the list, and if I answer the question in the
newsgroup, then it will be shown properly in the freebsd mailing lists as
well? I mean, is the mirroring one way or both-ways?

Thanks :)

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