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From: jw schultz <jw@pegasys.ws>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Posting format
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 15:10:47 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030725221047.GC25838@pegasys.ws> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200307252035.h6PKZKts001817@81-2-122-30.bradfords.org.uk>

On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 09:35:20PM +0100, John Bradford wrote:
> > > Can we all, please, at least do things like not repeatedly quoting the
> > > list's four-line signature, and not quoting things like .config files?

And user sigs, confidentiality declarations, etc.

> >
> > 	One more: don't answer to people directly, only thru the list.
> > It is quite annoying to receive the same message twice, especially if
> > on a flamewar...
> >
> > 	Actually I was quite surprised to learn these rules aren't
> > followed here.
> 
> No, that is not the etiquette on this list, please _don't_ break the
> CC list when replying - the FAQ particularly mentions this in section
> 5.3.  Breaking the CC list is very likely to reduce your chances of a
> reply from a lot of developers.
> 
[snip]
> 
> Receiving the same message twice is generally a non-issue - the list
> is high-volume anyway, so the odd duplicate message won't use up that
> much extra bandwidth.

And can be easily dealt with in procmail.  After filing the
mailing list messages i trashcan any addressed to the lists.
Then the only time i complain is when they are sent under
seperate headers.

-- 
________________________________________________________________
	J.W. Schultz            Pegasystems Technologies
	email address:		jw@pegasys.ws

		Remember Cernan and Schmitt

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-25 21:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-25 20:35 John Bradford
2003-07-25 22:10 ` jw schultz [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-07-24 18:57 John Bradford
2003-07-25 18:49 ` Leandro Guimarães Faria Corsetti Dutra
2003-07-24 17:37 Mudama, Eric
2003-07-23 20:18 2.6.0-test1-ac3 still broken on Adaptec I2O Robert L. Harris
2003-07-23 20:22 ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-23 22:00   ` Robert L. Harris
2003-07-23 22:53     ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-23 23:32       ` Posting format bill davidsen
2003-07-24  0:52         ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-24 15:14         ` Steven Cole
2003-07-24 15:47           ` Robert L. Harris
2003-07-24 16:03             ` Tomas Szepe
2003-07-24 16:52               ` Steven Cole
2003-07-24 17:15                 ` Robert L. Harris
2003-07-24 17:42                   ` Steven Cole
2003-07-24 16:03             ` Bas Mevissen
2003-07-24 16:05             ` Steven Cole
2003-07-24 23:15             ` Bill Davidsen
2003-07-24 23:24             ` CaT
2003-07-25  2:59               ` jw schultz
2003-07-25  3:33                 ` Miles Bader

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