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

Paul Collins paul at burly.ondioline.org
Tue Mar 17 14:04:48 PDT 2009

Bob Bernstein <rs at bernstein.providence.ri.us> writes:

> On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 01:14:23PM +0200, Shlomi Fish wrote:
>> Hi all!
> What is the origin and purpose of the '[Meta]' prefix in the
> Subject: line of this thread?

Well it's a very complex case, Bob, lotta ins, lotta outs,
but it boils down to a corruption of the phrase fragment
"met a", as in if you met a thread like this in a dark alley
it would not walk out again ifyaknowwhaddamean.  It was kind
of Mr. Fish to warn us, however obscurely.

Paul Collins
Wellington, New Zealand

Dag vijandelijk luchtschip de huismeester is dood

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