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From: "Joshua Saddler (nightmorph)" <nightmorph@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/main/en: lists.xml
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 03:09:04 +0000 (UTC)
nightmorph    10/08/30 03:09:04

  Modified:             lists.xml
  Log:
  add info on cross-posting to the lists FAQ, bug 329801

Revision  Changes    Path
1.119                xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml?rev=1.119&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml?rev=1.119&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml?r1=1.118&r2=1.119

Index: lists.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.118
retrieving revision 1.119
diff -u -r1.118 -r1.119
--- lists.xml	27 Jul 2010 00:19:14 -0000	1.118
+++ lists.xml	30 Aug 2010 03:09:04 -0000	1.119
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
 <!DOCTYPE mainpage SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v 1.118 2010/07/27 00:19:14 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/main/en/lists.xml,v 1.119 2010/08/30 03:09:04 nightmorph Exp $ -->
 
 <mainpage>
 <title>Gentoo Mailing Lists</title>
@@ -32,8 +32,8 @@
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 <license/>
 
-<version>5</version>
-<date>2010-07-26</date>
+<version>6</version>
+<date>2010-08-29</date>
 
 <chapter>
 <title>Mailing Lists</title>
@@ -658,7 +658,7 @@
 </p>
 
 <p>
-<b>Misc list policies.</b>
+<b>Miscellaneous list policies.</b>
 </p>
 
 <p>
@@ -678,6 +678,14 @@
 also be removed.
 </p>
 
+<p>
+Do not cross-post when sending messages to a list! Sending the same message to
+more than one list at a time leads to fragmentation of the thread when some
+people reply on one list, and some on another list. There's no guarantee that
+the recipients of your message are on both lists. Choose just one list when
+sending a message.
+</p>
+
 <note>
 For general email list etiquette, <uri
 link="http://www.dtcc.edu/cs/rfc1855.html">these guidelines</uri> are an





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