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From: Andrei Alexandrescu (andrewalex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-04-18 16:40:18

"Douglas Gregor" <gregod_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> If the Spirit mailing list is any indication, we'll end up with broken
> threads and confused readers as Boost members merrily hit Reply and send
> they think are public messages to just the original poster. When the
> realizes this, we get more broken threads and confusing traffic as old
> messages (meant to be public) are reposted out of order and out of
> Then posters start using "Reply All" instead of "Reply", and we get tons
> duplicate messages.

I guess Spirit is not NNTP based. The spirit of NNTP is that you give an
email address (or not), so you choose whether people can send you replies or
not. Replies to sender don't automagically get sent to the newsgroup. Oh
well... I guess I'll drop it.


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