Bug in mailing lists; unfriendly to non-subscribers

Frank Murphy frankly3d at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 07:47:29 UTC 2010


On 05/07/10 23:16, Thomas Taylor wrote:
>--snip--
>
> And that attitude is going to make new linux users who have questions feel
> unwanted on the list!

Not at all, I remember when fdisk sounded like a swear word to myself.
I subscribed, and the very fact of subscribing made me "newbie"
fell like there was a belonging.

The Fedora lists are VERY active and all those posts can
> be somewhat intimidating to linux newbies
>
No more so then windows lists to windows newbies
and, they too prefer opt in.
I was one, once.

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Regards,

Frank Murphy
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