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From Marcus Sorensen <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Revert back to old mailing list mechanism, which would add "Reply-To: mailing list" to every mail it send out
Date Fri, 08 Feb 2013 01:57:43 GMT
On Feb 7, 2013 6:57 PM, "Marcus Sorensen" <> wrote:

> My point is that the vote was framed such that if you vote +1 then you 1)
> don't trust people 2) want to be like the soviet union and take away
> people's freedom. It just seems a bit unfair to start a vote that way.
> I get that someone might feel like enforcing that list conversations say
> on list seems a bit nanny-ish. But hopefully it doesn't offend people too
> much that they have to follow someone else's rules any time they choose to
> work in a community, frequent a business, visit someone else's home, etc.
> "Taking away my freedom of choice" just doesn't seem like a valid complaint
> in a setting like this.
> On Feb 7, 2013 6:40 PM, "Sheng Yang" <> wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 5:11 PM, Marcus Sorensen <>
>> wrote:
>> > Even though I don't feel strongly about this functionality, the way
>> > the vote itself was presented bothers me. Clearly, if you want an
>> > email thread to be treated as a public topic that all responses
>> > automatically stick to, then you're a communist and trying to take
>> > away people's freedom. Never mind that you can still send private
>> > emails to someone.
>> Sorry, I don't get your point. And I am not a communist.
>> --Sheng
>> >
>> > I think there are a lot of valid arguments for and against, and for me
>> > it boils down to the fact that this is an ASF project, and should
>> > stick to what the ASF has set up, irrespective of what other open
>> > source projects or lists do. But it seems like a bit of a cheap shot
>> > to go after the Godwin's law vote.

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