netiquette - 3. Replying to Posts

This chapter covers what to do when replying to posts.

3.1 Make Sure to Reply to the List

Unlike some other mailing lists to which you may be subscribed, the Fink lists are set up such that if you simply reply to a message, you will reply to the person who posted it, but not to the list. Please make sure that you reply to the list:

Frequently people will use Reply to All to accomplish this:

However, if you do this, you may want to trim out any extra recipients (from crossposts, or other people who have replied on this thread).

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