NNTP and thunderbird-related lists

Ludovic Hirlimann ludovic at mozillamessaging.com
Thu Jul 29 20:22:50 UTC 2010


On 29/07/10 19:59, Dan Mosedale wrote:
>  On 7/29/10 6:23 AM, Ludovic Hirlimann wrote:
>>   On 29/07/10 02:33, Dan Mosedale wrote:
>>> Would it be fair to summarize this reframing by saying:
>>>
>>> * newsgroups have lower barriers to entry and exit than mailing lists,
>>> which is helpful since one often doesn't know how valuable a
>>> subscription will be before subscribing?
>> Yes that's a very good reason, because when people are asked to give
>> feedback to a mailing list and they aren't subscribed yet it makes it
>> very difficult for them to reply to the thread (and a new thread gets
>> created).
>>
>> One more cosmetic reasons is that I see my replies by defaults in a
>> newsgroup while on a mailing list I don't even get my posts (I need to
>> check elsewhere to make sure they got there)
> 
> As far as I'm aware, our mailman configuration is configured by default
> to send you your own replies if you're subscribed to the list.  I'm
> certainly getting copies of my own posts to tb-planning.  Are you not?
> 

No I'm not (might be google playing a trick too (my mailbox is google based)

Ludo
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Ludovic Hirlimann MozillaMessaging QA lead
https://wiki.mozilla.org/Thunderbird:Testing
http://www.spreadthunderbird.com/aff/79/2

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