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RE: (now OT) cygwin processes and system'ed processes using 100% CPU
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Dave Korn <dk at artimi dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2004 09:29:12 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: RE: (now OT) cygwin processes and system'ed processes using 100% CPU
- References: <NUTMEGlT2NqFJ3sl3xb00000038@NUTMEG.CAM.ARTIMI.COM>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 28 Jan 2004, Dave Korn wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Brian Dessent
> > *sigh* No, that's how mailing lists are supposed to work.
> > Lists where the ML software forces the Reply-To to the list
> > address are broken. See
> > <http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html>
> Without having much opinion myself on how things should be done for the
> cygwin list, I'll just observe that that article is not a balanced review
> but a one-sided polemic based on a false dichotomy.
> Yet in real life, people are *always* saying "Don't Cc me, just reply to
> the list"; the author of that article skates entirely over the issue that
> his "Reply to all" option spams the original poster with pointless
> duplicates if the original poster is a list subscriber.
I'd just like to point out that in most cases when *I* said the above
phrase on this list, I got a copy of the message *despite* having set the
Reply-To header. The above article doesn't address (and doesn't attempt
to address) mailers that *ignore* the Reply-To header altogether.
P.S. The author objects to *blindly* munging the Reply-To header (with
which I wholeheartedly agree). As you mentioned, he expresses no opinion
one way or another about *elective* munging (cheers to CGF for that).
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