[linux-elitists] Avoiding Mailman Duplicates
Karsten M. Self
Fri Feb 20 21:45:47 PST 2004
on Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 02:43:34PM -0800, Rick Moen (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> Quoting Karsten Self (email@example.com):
> > on Fri, Feb 20, 2004 at 01:40:02PM -0800, Aaron Lehmann (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > Why don't you read the To and Cc headers?
> > Because that tells you where the mail was directed to, on a first-match
> > basis. Not where you received it from.
> I think he meant "Why were you caught off-guard by people unexpectedly
> departing from ongoing list threads into private mail, when the fact
> that they'd done so is visible in the To and Cc headers of the private
> mail in question?
> At least, that's how I interpreted Aaron's (fair and logical) question,
> and is what I addressed.
My own mental (and possibly banner-trained) blinders generally skip over
the headers of a message. I'll read 'em if I need to, or if the context
is confusing, but frequently don't.
Karsten M. Self <email@example.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
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