[sf-perl] Admin: Duplicate copies of messages

David Fetter david at fetter.org
Fri Dec 16 16:11:17 PST 2005

On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 03:15:19PM -0800, Quinn Weaver wrote:
> All right, I'm hopping onto this thread late.  I'm glad this didn't
> turn into an actual flame war. ;)  (Actually I think it's a
> testament to the level of discourse on this list, because I have
> seen people elsewhere get really nasty over these same issues.)
> The reason the list was CC'ed twice, I _think_, is that someone
> early in the graph theory thread replied to the wrong sfpug,

That was me.  Sorry about that.

> _and_ someone "CC'ed" (in the To line) the wrong SFPUG--i.e.
> specified Perl Mongers twice.  My original post was to the
> PostgreSQL group, but the reply went to the Perl group.  This is
> also the reason people complained about not seeing my original post.
> I am writing a summary of the discussion that will patch together
> the forked threads on the two lists, which I'll cross-post.


> Then we can all talk about the same thing. :) However, I won't have
> time for this till late this afternoon.
> I think it's fair to say that this is an unusual situation.  I
> personally believe that getting rid of the sfpug at sf.pm.org alias is
> overkill, so, thanks, Vicki, for keeping it, albeit grudgingly. :)
> To make life easier... From now on, if someone replies to both
> aliases, one person, once, should remind the list not to do that.
> Then we'll have to put up with some annoyances as some more replies
> trickle in with the same redundant headers.  Eventually the thread
> will die out and/or people will start editing out the extra address.
> I will gladly take on the role of Reminder.  Or I'll delegate it to
> Vicki, if she chooses.  I don't want the whole list to do it,
> because the deluge of "don't do that" posts could easily become more
> annoying than the original problem.
> Anyway, thanks.  We now return you to your original programming.
> (You are programminng in original ways, aren't you?) :)

I'm trying to, as appropriate. :)

D (not into re-inventing the wheel, as a rule)
David Fetter david at fetter.org http://fetter.org/
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