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Re: [NOVICE] [OT] How to avoid using Reply-All on this list

From: al <al_h(at)technologist(dot)com>
To: "Anthony E(dot) Greene" <agreene(at)pobox(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [NOVICE] [OT] How to avoid using Reply-All on this list
Date: 2000-06-02 20:16:24
Message-ID: 39381618.C7A5EDAD@technologist.com (view raw or flat)
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> It has one advantage over the one you advocate (and which I tried): it works.
> 
..................................................^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^..........?
So You run this list??
You say you tried to fix it??
otherwise you tried nothing
simply ignoring a problem wont make it go away

I advocate learning software before you try to use it in the real world
apparently you feel different........

> >when something is setup wrong you fix it
> >dont adjust EVERYTHING ELSE
> 
> You assume, incorrectly, that such a fix has not been attempted.
> 
who said I assumed ANYthing???
> 
> Actually I'm someone who has already posted just such a suggestion and not
> received a response.

So after one voice out of thousands was not heard you give up and allow
a wrong to perpetuate??

> 
> I am subscribed to several lists where there is no Reply-To header. I could

this is the ONLY list(out of ten) that I know of with this mistake

just because you have gotten used to improper list administration does
not make it right

> spend a lot of time trying to convince the list owners and perhaps get a
> consensus of influential subscribers for each list to support a change, or
> I could do what I did; make a suggestion, then fix my own problem with 10
> minutes of coding and testing and move on to productive work.

 A typically desktop-centric train of thought
This list exist on the internet and not your desktop

My suggestion is to get the rats out of the kitchen 
NOT vaccinate everyone for the plauge

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