CCing original author

Stig Brautaset stig at
Wed Aug 9 12:12:06 BST 2006

On 9 Aug 2006, at 10:36, dams wrote:
>> By the way, you appear to be sending a direct copy of each reply you
>> send to the list as well as the list copy, which means that whoever
>> you're replying to gets spammed with an extra copy of your reply.
>> Personally I'd prefer it if you didn't.
> Hm that's true, but I thought that was the "good thing to do". When
> answering to a mailing list or a newsgroup, always Cc the sender : the
> sender might not be subscribed to the list.

Personally it annoy me to bits when people CC me on responses to my  
posts. IMHO, unless someone explicitly state that they want to be  
CC'd, presumably because they're not subscribed and for some reason  
don't read the archives, they should not be CC'd.



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