[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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