List usage [was RE: [ILUG] Postfix]
kenn at bluetree.ie
Wed Jun 7 21:08:12 IST 2000
> On Tue, 06 Jun 2000, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> > Better again, CC the answer to the list. That way we've got
> > two benefits:
> > 1. Others might learn something from the answer.
> > 2. The answer will be archived, so that next time
> > you nuke your mail, you can search the archives
> > for the answer.
> Yes, bit selfish of me to use this list for my own purposes only.
> No excuses
> available and will remember the whole ethos of the list in future.
Oh, don't get me wrong. I'm not accusing you of being
selfish. That comment was meant more for whoever was
going to send you the answer.
In fact, as a general rule, if an problem gets sorted out
via private email, a quick note to the list describing
the solution is a really good thing. Others learn, and
the archives become even more valuable.
It's interesting that this list is attracting people from all
over the place. Just there today we have a poster from
Bulgaria, a few months ago there was a guy from India and
last year I helped out a guy in Indonesia. I wonder how
the list population breaks down between Irish and non-Irish
(for whatever defintion of 'Irish')... Colm, any guesstimates
on how many members have country TLDs other than .ie?
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