Re: Somewhen (was: Disambiguating polysemy)
|From:||Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, November 23, 2004, 23:46|
John Cowan wrote:
Moi, moi? send a private msg. to the list??? _I_'ve never done
Just experimented with the "group reply" to one of our Gmail people. It
appears to work. Imagine that. I knew it had to be used with the Relay
list, and with the AN-List; I suppose we could retrain ourselves to use it
here. But would it mean we'd then get two copies of a message, one from the
replier, one from the list? Don't need no more stinkin msgs. in my inbox
It's bad enough when MSN occasionally burps and send duplicates; my old
dial-up did it quite frequently.
> Ray Brown scripsit:
> > Darn mailers! Why can't all replies go automatically to the list? It's
> > very frustrating.
> The short answer: because it's better to mail privately when you think you
> are posting to the list, than to post to the list when you think you are
> mailing privately. And if the listowner gets bitten by this from time to
> time, you can bet the users do too.
> The long answer: http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html