[R] Netiquette, was Re: ... "gfortran and gcc...

Mike mikeumo at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 8 15:09:44 CEST 2006

Thank you both.

I would prefer to communicate through the list only.


On Tue August 8 2006 04:47, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Aug 2006, Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> > Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
> > > First, you replied to the list and not to me, which was discourteous.
> >
> > You mean that he replied to the list *only*, I hope.
> Yes, and it was written as if to me, and was a reply to an email from me.
> > I usually consider it offensive when people reply to me and not the
> > list (reasons including: It feels like being grabbed by the sleeve, I
> > might not actually be the best source for the answer, and it's
> > withholding the answer from the rest of the subscribers.)
> We do ask people to copy to the list.

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