[linux-elitists] [Meta] Is it now possible to CC other addresses on email to linux-elitists?

Jason Spence jspence at lightconsulting.com
Tue Mar 17 08:44:07 PDT 2009

On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 09:19:59AM -0700, Don Marti wrote: 
> begin Rick Moen quotation of Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 05:23:51AM -0700:
> > Quoting Shlomi Fish (shlomif at iglu.org.il):
> > 
> > > ...and because sometimes you'd like to CC some other people. 
> > 
> > As a listadmin, I'd just like to say:  "You suck, sir."  CCing or BCCing
> > non-subscribers on mailing list postings creates problems for any of 
> > those parties who attempt to respond, and for the listadmins who must
> > then deal with the mess.  The clueful alternative is to send your
> > posting to the list, and then forward it to any non-subscribers you wish
> > to see it.
> > 
> > Rejecting such posts is good for the cause of public education, if 
> > nothing else.
> List Policy is that linux-elitists stands alone in
> the To: line, with no Cc:.  It should be fairly simple
> to put in a client-side check, for example as a Mutt
> hook, to catch you when you forget.  If anyone has
> this set up, please post it to the list.

I didn't know there *was* anything to set up.  I just hit capital L in
my mutt.

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