[SCA-Dance] Are you on Facebook?
ianthe at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 01:55:27 EST 2014
I think when people give suggestions with good intentions (keeping the
mailing list alive and discussion friendly), it should be listened to
instead of lectured on. It's a minor change, but I guess it's easier to do
On Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 11:20 PM, Greg Lindahl <lindahl at pbm.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 03:55:57AM +0000, Monica Cellio wrote:
> > I replied to this message by using the "reply all" feature of my mail
> > program. I'm having trouble understanding the problem.
> A lot of the issue here is that people get frustrated about the list
> no matter where the problem is.
> The problem with Yahoo subscribers having trouble sending list
> postings is actually Yahoo's fault, but Yahoo Mail users (and everyone
> else noticing Yahoo senders in their spam folders) generally don't
> blame Yahoo for it.
> Likewise, the overwhelming majority of email users have no idea how to
> respond to the list if it does not default to reply-to-list. You and I
> are both old timers on the Internet; I know which keys to hit to reply
> to the list and to reply to only the sender. You do, too. Guess what?
> This is 2014, and we're the 1%.
> In any case, I would appreciate it if people would be nicer to Flip
> about this. All my mailing lists died years ago, and I only recently
> realized that these issues played a big role in it. sca-dance survived
> much longer, but Facebook is an inexorable force. It's not clear that
> Flip changing the mailing list configuration is anything other than
> re-arranging deck chairs on the Titanic.
> -- Gregory, Internet veteran and failed mailing-list host
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