[R] Netiquette, was Re: ... "gfortran and gcc...
Marc Schwartz (via MN)
mschwartz at mn.rr.com
Tue Aug 8 19:17:14 CEST 2006
[Re-sending to the list only for archiving, as my original reply had too
many recipients and I cancelled it.]
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On Tue, 2006-08-08 at 17:41 +0100, Heinz Tuechler wrote:
> What could be the reason, to respond not only to the list? I did not see an
> advantage, to receive a response twice, once directly, once by the list.
> Is it wrong, to assume that someone who writes to the list, does also
> receive all the postings on the list?
> At 08:09 08.08.2006 -0500, Mike wrote:
> >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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> >and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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