Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: The rockbox.org mailing lists etiquette guidelines
Re: The rockbox.org mailing lists etiquette guidelines
From: Mike Holden <rockbox_at_mikeholden.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 10:37:53 -0000 (UTC)
Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> 3. Replying to a message from the list.
> When you do reply to a message someone else has posted, please use
> the "Group reply" or "Reply to all" button on your mailer.
> Individual developers don't know everything, and by replying to
> them personally, you effectively cut yourself off from all the
> other people who could help you. Please ensure that you reply to
> the list and the sender of the message.
Hope my etiquette is ok here!!! :)
Should we be encouraging users to reply to both the list and the original
sender? Surely a reply to the list is adequate? Otherwise, the original
poster gets 2 copies of the reply, since they get a list copy and a
Personally, I always reply just to the list. Clicking "Reply" is adequate,
as the list is configured correctly in that all posts are "munged" so that
"From:" is the mailing list, not the original sender.
-- Mike Holden http://www.by-ang.com - the place to shop for all manner of hand crafted items, including Greetings Cards, Jewellery and GiftsReceived on 2007-01-19