[Mailman-Users] Hijacking threads and netiquette (was: e: Obscure addresses problem)
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Tue Sep 5 18:33:56 CEST 2006
At 11:17 AM -0500 2006-09-05, David Dyer-Bennet wrote:
>> First off, please don't hijack existing threads and leave the subject
>> line the same. If you have a new topic, please create a new message
>> with a new subject.
> Sorry about this ending up attached to the thread. I don't see how it
> did, and it wasn't my intention.
When you "reply" to a previous message, this is what happens.
If you have a new topic, please don't "reply" to a previous message
and then continue on discussing whatever unrelated questions you may
>> Secondly, your wording of this question suggests that you have not
>> yet searched the FAQ or the archives before posting -- see FAQ 1.22.
> I can find nothing in the FAQ relating to this. However, the copy of
> the FAQ I have found doesn't have numbers (list.org, documentation,
> FAQ), so I'm not sure I've looked at the exact item you think
> addresses it. Where is this FAQ 1.22?
The Mailman "docs" page at <http://www.list.org/docs.html> actually
links to two different FAQs. One is the old developer-maintained
page at <http://www.list.org/faq.html>, and one links to the newer
community-driven Mailman FAQ Wizard at
In addition, if you look at the footer of every single post to this
list, you will see the following information:
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