Re: [R] Netiquette, was Re: ... "gfortran and gcc...

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 08 Aug 2006 - 19:47:49 EST

On Tue, 8 Aug 2006, Peter Dalgaard wrote:

> Prof Brian Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:
>
> > First, you replied to the list and not to me, which was discourteous.
>
> You mean that he replied to the list *only*, I hope.

Yes, and it was written as if to me, and was a reply to an email from me.

> I usually consider it offensive when people reply to me and not the
> list (reasons including: It feels like being grabbed by the sleeve, I
> might not actually be the best source for the answer, and it's
> withholding the answer from the rest of the subscribers.)

We do ask people to copy to the list.

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Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
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