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[Gnu-arch-users] Mail followup to (Was: Re: commit going up the tree)

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] Mail followup to (Was: Re: commit going up the tree)
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2005 20:35:10 +0200
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On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 18:21:44 -0500, John Arbash Meinel wrote:
> martin f krafft wrote:
> >also sprach Matthieu Moy <address@hidden> [2005.06.17.0041 +0200]:
> >
> >
> >>More generally, temporary files should be created in a temporary
> >>directory (/tmp or stg like $TEMPDIR).
> >>
> >>
> >
> >This will be difficult if hardlinks are involved.
> >
> >Please respect my request (M-F-T) not to be CC'd on mailing list
> >mail.
> >
> >
> Not all clients support this natively (Thunderbird being one of them
> that doesn't). Might I recommend that you configure your Mailman
> settings and check the box that says "don't duplicate messages sent to
> me." It may not be perfect, but it probably will help a lot.

*NO*. The right way is to tell the people whose clients don't honour
Mail-Followup-To to get a reasonable mail client or watch for it
manually. Else we'll never get a solution.

> Go here:
> And log in. It is the last setting at the bottom entitled "Avoid
> duplicate copies..." Set it to "Yes".

It's another dirty hack. No, real solution is to teach all mail clients
and all people to honour that header.

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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