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From Ariel Constenla-Haile <>
Subject Re: Reminder: Not all list posts are from list subscribers
Date Thu, 16 Feb 2012 18:41:49 GMT
On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 01:31:31PM -0500, Rob Weir wrote:
> Anyone can send an email to the ooo-dev list, even if they are not
> subscribed to ooo-dev.   When this happens the email is sent to the
> list moderators who need to approve the post before it goes out to the
> list.
> An example of this is the recent "Convert table from absolute width to
> relative" post.  The author of the post was not subscribed to the
> list.  It went through moderation first.
> Keep this in mind when you respond to questions posted on the list.
> Be sure to cc the poster on your response if they are not a list
> subscriber.
> How do you know for sure whether they are a list subscriber?  Well....
> you can't.   

yes you can (with a decent mail client). Moderated posts have in the

Delivered-To: moderator for

You can tag or filter these mails (with a decent MUA).

> But one clue might be whether the poster is a familiar
> name, or whether you are seeing the name for the first time.  If not,
> it is a good idea to cc them on the response.
> -Rob

Ariel Constenla-Haile
La Plata, Argentina

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