Re: [PHP] Reply to list ONLY!
- Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:42:35 -0500
- From: Aziz Saleh <azizsaleh@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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.