[Mailman-Users] GNU Mailman, admins and passwords

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Oct 9 05:11:46 CEST 2012

Mark Sapiro writes:

 > Do you understand what I'm saying above?
 > I am not saying that you should not set your subscription to "no mail".
 > I am saying that if you make this choice, you should not place the
 > burden of this choice upon others by asking them to Cc you on replies.
 > You should assume the burden of this choice yourself by reading replies
 > in the list's archives.

Note that it's not just a burden, but has a potentially large benefit.
I don't know how many of us oldtimers are left, but such requests used
to be widely considered extremely rude, and posters who made them were
often (silently!) ignored or given greatly reduced priority by the
most experienced and knowledgable members.

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