OT - list netiquette

Petri Helenius pete at he.iki.fi
Tue Nov 4 20:38:31 UTC 2003

JC Dill wrote:

> pps:  Lazily clicking "reply to all" and sending off a message (with 
> an unwanted *attachment* no less) cc'd to a bunch of people who don't 
> need duplicate replies typically goes hand in hand with top posting.  
> These are clear signs of someone who is too lazy to bother with 
> following standard conventions, and who thinks that it's OK to do the 
> lazy "easy" thing even when it inconveniences others.
Most mail servers worth using discard duplicates as long as they contain 
the same
message-id. Unfortunately this does not help discarding duplicate 
subjects like
the monthly spam discussion.


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