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Re: Is anything getting through to the list?

On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 05:05:30PM -0400, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
>Chuck wrote:
>>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>If you don't have anything to say then wait until you do.
>>Given the experience I've had here over the last week, and no other
>>facility to test if something is finally working, and the fact that
>>I've been bluntly told there was nothing wrong with the list multiple
>>times when in fact there was, I'd say a single test message was not out
>>of line.  If it violates some rule then I apologize.
>I'll only add that your logic for sending the test was faulty, since
>you had been told why you had the problem.  By participating in this
>email thread, you had already verified for yourself that email to this
>list using your account would work.  Anyway, for your future reference,
>such tests aren't silently tolerated and repeat offenders have
>historically been blocked from the list.  I don't mention this because
>I feel you're heading down this path.  It's just so you understand any
>responses you might get in this regard.

Actually, I don't recall ever blocking anyone for sending "test, please
ignore" messages.  There haven't been that many people blocked here.

The last email address blocked here was one of Linda W's addresses, at
her request and that was just about two years ago.

I really hate contributing to this because "I can't send email" messages
don't belong here but I wanted to explain what happened (I was extremely
distracted yesterday and didn't get to mention this in response to
postmaster mail) and I wanted to make sure that people perusing the
archives didn't see an unremarked upon "test/ignore" message.

Can we let this drop now?  Or at least take it to cygwin-talk list if it
REALLY requires more discussion?


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