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Re: [PHP] Reply to list ONLY!

On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:28 AM, Andy McKenzie <amckenzie4@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 4:24 AM, Michelle Konzack <
> linux4michelle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Why do most of you respond always with two messages:
> >
> > 1) to the list
> > 2) a reply direct
> >
> > It is annoying, specially, if I read my personal folder first
> > and think, someone respond to me privately and answer accordenly
> > even if the message should have gone back to the list...
> >
> > Thanks in avance
> >
> >
> This may come off as rude, but I hope it won't, since that's not the
> intent.  Nevertheless, here goes:
> I'm just going to be blunt, here:  I stopped posting questions here (and on
> most mailing lists), for the most part, because in forums the discussion of
> the actual problem is almost never derailed by people griping about top
> posts or reply/reply-all/reply-to-list.  That happened in one of the first
> threads I was following:  the person asking never got an answer, because it
> turned into a week of people yelling at each other about posting
> etiquette.  I haven't seen that as much recently, but I've got to say it
> wasn't a very welcoming environment.
> A lot of us use whatever client we use because we like it, or it's simple,
> or whatever other reason.  Since there are no standards, we mostly just
> accept the way it works and move on with our lives.  As long as people
> aren't insisting on HTML messages with the blink tag, I don't really care
> whether they top post or reply twice.  Why?  Because my client (the GMail
> web client) makes it clear what text is new, and only shows me one copy, so
> it doesn't really make any difference in readability or time use.
> Andy