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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: Reminder: Not all list posts are from list subscribers
Date Thu, 16 Feb 2012 18:47:42 GMT

On Feb 16, 2012, at 10:41 AM, Ariel Constenla-Haile wrote:

> 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
> header
> 
> Delivered-To: moderator for ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> 
> You can tag or filter these mails (with a decent MUA).

That is a cool trick. A little more screen space, but I can tell.

In Apple Mail - Preferences - Viewing - Show Header Detail - Custom - +.

Thanks!
Dave


> 
>> 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
> 
> 
> Regards
> -- 
> Ariel Constenla-Haile
> La Plata, Argentina


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