[Digikam-users] Old mails

Stan Goodman stan.goodman at hashkedim.com
Thu Nov 10 23:35:03 GMT 2011

On Friday 11 November 2011 00:34:28 Johnny wrote:
> Stan Goodman <stan.goodman at hashkedim.com> writes:
> > On Thursday 10 November 2011 23:03:13 Gilles Caulier wrote:
> >> pending queue mails from mailing list server processed by admin.
> >> You can trash all of them... (:=)))
> > 
> > They were a considerable annoyance to deal with, and a waste of
> > time for the users of this list. I notice in your brief
> > explanation quoted above that you don't see any need for an
> > apology for that, nor did you even comment on it until directly
> > questioned.
> > 
> > When it happens again, is there a chance that you would be able to
> > trash the detritus locally, all at once, instead of letting
> > everyone do that on his own copy?
> I don't see it appropriate to criticise developers providing us with
> free software and advice for also moderating a mailing list which
> users voluntarily sign up for.

Yes, that's the universal all-purpose excuse. And "excuse" is what it 

> If you have a problem with old mails, set up a filter in your mail
> client that automatically deals with this, if you have a problem with
> identical messages (don't see how you would be receiving mails that
> are stuck in the list filter though...), filter on message id, if
> you have a problem with the mailing list, just unsubscribe!
> Or why not volunteer as a mailing list as a moderator and contribute
> yourself to the community instead of demanding apologies from people
> who actually do?!?!

Or why not be a man, and simply say something like "We goofed. We're 
sorry for the inconvenience. We'll try to prevent repetitions in the 

Stan Goodman
Qiryat Tiv'on

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