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From Edison Su <Edison...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Email etiquette CC or not CC
Date Thu, 17 Jan 2013 22:09:45 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chip Childers [mailto:chip.childers@sungard.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2013 2:07 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Email etiquette CC or not CC
> 
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 5:04 PM, Edison Su <Edison.su@citrix.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Chip Childers [mailto:chip.childers@sungard.com]
> >> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2013 1:57 PM
> >> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Email etiquette CC or not CC
> >>
> >> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 6:43 PM, Edison Su <Edison.su@citrix.com> wrote:
> >> > Hi all,
> >> >      I am struggling to read all the emails on dev list everyday,
> >> > it's just so
> >> many emails. Is it possible, that enable/allow/encourage us CC  to
> >> somebody if you think the topic he/she should take a look at? I think
> >> it will save both of us a lot of time.
> >>
> >> Edison,
> >>
> >> I'm fine with CC'ing someone specific when I know that I need their
> >> attention, but two caveats that I'm worried about are:
> >>
> >> 1 - I find myself often needing the whole community's attention, for
> >> VOTE threads or release planning updates, etc...  I struggle to
> >> understand how folks want to see this.  I thought that VOTE and ACS41
> >> would be sufficient headers for people to actually pay attention to,
> >> but it appears to not be working.
> >>
> >> 2 - If someone starts a thread, I would expect that they would
> >> actually pay attention to that thread!  I've seen times when people
> >> start a thread, but don't respond to queries from others in the
> >> community.  This is especially vexing when the thread is about a work
> that's in progress.
> >
> > Exactly, this is the situation we should use CC, if you think other people
> should pay attention to the thread, but seems  they didn't, then CC will be
> much efficient, than waiting for other people's response or sending private
> email to other people(oh, there is email on the list, can you take a look at )
> etc.
> > CC somebody doesn't mean they will reply immediately, but at least, we
> tried directly, other than waiting forever.
> >
> 
> Which of the two concerns are you saying "exactly" to?


Item 2.

> 
> >
> >>
> >> Thoughts?
> >>
> >> -chip
> >

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