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SubjectRe: Mailing List Etiquette
On Fri 2009-08-21 09:18:49, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> Right, this does it. I'm off on holiday as of now.

Cool.

> Guess what? I've had enough of this crap. I'm pulling the plug on
> these lists. Everyone, you know the email address to complain to.
> One community killed by an "open list" zealot.

If you are not willing to keep information up to date, don't spam with
it. It is as simple as that. I'm looking forward to list administrator
who does not go ballistic every time problem is reported with his
list, and the one who does not call me names.
Pavel

> On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 09:26:07AM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> >
> > > This message is sent to this mailing list once a week.
> > >
> >
> > Could we maybe reduce the frequency of this spam a little bit?
> >
> > > 1. Subscription requirements. [[24]rmk]
> > > Recently, we have had to impose a restriction on the mailing lists.
> > > You must be subscribed to the mailing list in order to post
> > > messages to that mailing list. This is because of the UK Data
> > > Protection laws. Only subscribe to these lists if you accept the
> > > legal notice displayed on the relevant pages; by subscribing, you
> > > accept the terms laid out in the legal notice. Answers will be
> > > copied to you.
> >
> > WTF? Did not we just have huge flamewar explaining this is untrue?
> >
> > > 6. Email attachments. [[36]rmk]
> > > Please ensure that all attachments are plain text. There is a limit
> > > of around 40KiB on the overall size of the message, so if you want
> > > to send a large attachment, please upload it to a
> > > web site
> >
> > I thought limit was recently raised?
> >
> > > 10. Cross-posting between linux-arm* lists and other lists. [[40]rmk]
> > > Please do not do this. Subscribers on other lists may not be
> > > subscribed to the linux-arm lists, so when they try to reply to
> > > such a message, they will receive a bounce. This is deemed by
> > > others to be rude behaviour on the part of the person who
> > > originally cross-posted.
> >
> > Again, in recent flamewar you claimed crossposting is
> > okay.
> > Pavel
> > --
> > (english) http://www.livejournal.com/~pavelmachek
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