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SubjectRe: Personalities and progress
On Tue, 29 Sep 1998, Tim Smith wrote:

> On Tue, 29 Sep 1998, John Alvord wrote:
> > One way to spare Linus a bit is NOT to cc: him automatically, especially
> > on contentious issues (regardless of merit).
>
> Actually, I don't see any reason to either CC or send directly to anyone
> involved in a discussion on this list. Why not send *only* to the list?
> If you send to both the list and a person, either directly or via CC,
> they just end up seeing the message twice.
>
> I'm sure there are exceptions, but in general, isn't sending only to the
> list the best thing to do?

It would be a lot easier to cut down on this problem if vger
massaged the post headers to add a reply-to:linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu.

Jon

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