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Re: @Scott Bennett

On 2009-07-01 Scott Bennett wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Jun 2009 21:34:38 +0200 Ansgar Wiechers wrote:
>> On 2009-06-30 Scott Bennett wrote:
>>>>>> On 2009-06-30 Scott Bennett wrote:
>>>>>>> Just standard netiquette for followups to messages posted on mailing
>>>>         ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>> What about it?
>> Had you taken an actual look at RFC 1855 you wouldn't have to ask.
>      Once again your presumption is mistaken.  I had indeed read that
> gloriously opaque stretch of text, though it has been a while since I
> last suffered through it.
>      In any case, I did not refer to that document, as your latest
> remark above tacitly admits, but rather to the generally accepted
> practice that had been discovered decades ago to be what worked most
> satisfactorily by the participants of countless mailing lists.

RFC 1855 === standard netiquette

Like it or not.

> Perhaps this is a language issue.

Or perhaps the issue is that the netiquette just doesn't state what you
said it would.

Ansgar Wiechers
"The Mac OS X kernel should never panic because, when it does, it
seriously inconveniences the user."