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Re: [opensuse] NO PERSONAL REPLIES TO POSTINGS ON THIS LIST!!
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2006 18:36:38 -0500
  • Message-id: <1165620998.25293.10.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2006-12-08 at 11:05 -0500, ken wrote:
> On 12/08/2006 01:57 AM somebody named Clayton wrote:

> Clayton,
>
> Very well put. I've been on mailing lists since before there was linux,
> and I've set up and managed dozens of mailing lists, and I'm currently a
> member of about 40 lists, and over these decades on these various lists,
> *none* of them functioned/functions the way this one does. (Well, about
> a decade ago one of them sent replies to the OP, this was pointed out to
> the list management, and it was fixed in a day.) Advocates of the
> nonsensical suse method of list operations have told us and continue to
> tell us (tossing in insults along the way) that they're smarter than the
> rest of the world and so to change things to a sensible configuration
> would be making an admission they can't make. So this list will never
> change and people will never stop pointing out that it should be
> changed, users will continue to hear that they need to use some
> particular mail client in some singular way to read and reply to this
> particular list and that if they don't, they're stupid and all other
> lists in the world are stupid too.
>

Thirty people jumped off of a cliff and killed themselves does this mean
it is the right thing to do? Just because thirty other lists don't want
to use the proper headers for lists doesn't make them right and this one
wrong.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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