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RE: [htdocs PATCH] Ping Igor! [was RE: Rebase All command.....]

----Original Message----
>From: Christopher Faylor
>Sent: 28 April 2005 17:26

> On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 05:10:48PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>> ----Original Message----
>>> From: Christopher Faylor
>>> Sent: 28 April 2005 04:40

>>> So, just to close the loop, the place where this should probably go is
>>> to the overseers list with a suggested change for the sourceware
>>> mailing list FAQ at .
>> Well, I'm not going to suggest it there myself, because PCYM....  is an
>> entirely cygwin-list-specific thing.  (I've noticed we have very
>> different etiquette here from the remaining sourceware lists, all of
>> which are much keener on quoting people's email addresses and indeed on
>> Cc'ing everyone in the thread personally rather than keeping it to the
>> lists and PCYMing.)
> That's just bad manners and laziness, however.

  Well, I'm not as certain as all that myself.  It seemed to me to be just a
very different culture, but maybe it's just that there isn't as much
self-enforcement of community standards on those lists as there is in here?

>  Also,
> you will occasionally see "Don't cc me" in any of the other active
> lists.

  True.  But pretty rarely as compared to how often you see it complained
about here, whereas you see it *happen* an awful lot *more* often than it
happens here.

> In any event, I wouldn't have suggested it if I didn't think that it
> would receive some consideration in the overseers list.  It has come
> up there before, IIRC.

  OK, that's something I just didn't know, so I'll reconsider.

Can't think of a witty .sigline today....

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