Mailing List Etiquette was freebsd vs. netbsd

Jerry jerry at
Wed Jun 10 20:32:58 UTC 2020

On Wed, 10 Jun 2020 13:54:24 -0400 (EDT), doug commented:
>On Wed, 10 Jun 2020, Kurt Hackenberg wrote:
>> On 2020-06-10 10:15, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>>> Jerry, I?ll try to keep it in mind. It often is so that messages
>>> come   
>> addressed to a person and are merely CCed to the list. I have
>> learned to ?reply all? to avoid message going to just a person, but
>> not to the list. I know, this is my laziness to blame which I will
>> try to mitigate.  
>which the above line vio0lates, but no spaces, what can I do :)
>Says nothing about CC-ing. For me personally, I rather like getting
>cc'd because I read questions on a totally different system as I get
>too much email to my business/personal emails to add questions to the
>mix. If the current thinking is different from the above article
>please let me know. If you were cc'd on the netbsd thread that was
>indeed a lot of emails tossed to people that may not have wished to
>get them. _______________________________________________

I agree with the majority of that article, with the exception of:

Try not to use MIME: a lot of people use mailers which do not get on
very well with MIME.

I think that comment is seriously dated.


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