[Python-Dev] Re: Someone should be shot

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 19:21:54 +0100

Moshe Zadka wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Jan 2001 13:26:59 +0100, "M.-A. Lemburg" <mal@lemburg.com> wrote:
> > In fact I like it, that replies go to python-dev ... after all,
> > that's where these things should be discussed.
> Well, that's the mailing list where things should be discussed.
> But when I press the "Reply" button (as opposed to "Reply to List" button)
> I expect my e-mail to go to the person originating the e-mail.
> Reply-To: means "I'd like to get replies to some other address".
> What if, say, a checkin message relates to some private topic
> I'd discussed with someone: I'd like to reply to him personally.
> I agree that responses to Python-Checkins should be handled on Python-Dev:
> that's what the mail-followup-to header is for.

Ah, ok. I thought you pressed Reply-All and then wondered why
your message got copied to python-dev...
> > BTW, in case you misunderstood my reply: it would indeed make
> > sense to automate these kinds of check (tabnanny et al).
> Oh, ok. The "cron" part threw me off (why cron?)

CRON is what's used on Unix to implement jobs which run
on a regular basis... perhaps we just need to seup the
CRON job in timbot though ;)

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