[EM] election-methods-list moving
josh.narins at lehman.com
Tue Feb 18 09:54:28 PST 2003
I see only the list when I reply-to-all.
More often than not my primitive input to this list really only merits a
comment to the post author, and not to the list itself.
Take, for example, this post :)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adam Tarr [mailto:atarr at purdue.edu]
> Sent: Sunday, February 16, 2003 11:54 PM
> To: election-methods-list at eskimo.com
> Subject: Re: [EM] election-methods-list moving
> >I plan on going with a more standard behavior of respecting
> >the sender's reply-to. The case for the latter behavior is
> made here:
> While I agree with the principles noted here, it's worth
> noting that there
> is one disadvantage to standard reply-to handling which is not
> mentioned. That is that most people who hit "reply-to-all"
> are lazy and
> don't bother to erase the sender's name. This results in the sender
> getting two copies of their message (one directly, and one
> through the
> list). Once a thread gets long, you can have five or six
> people getting
> multiple copies of every message. I'm on lists that work
> this way, and
> it's annoying, if not catastrophic.
> But I do see the arguments the other way. Either is fine by
> me. Thanks
> for keeping the list up and running.
> P.S. oops, looks like I sent this to the whole list. ;)
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