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Cross-posting etiquette

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2008 09:20:33 +0000 (UTC)
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0803020914340.6407@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

It has been brought to my attention that my recommendation to not cross- 
post replies to my bulk replies that are themselves cross-posted to many 
mailing lists may have been taken as some sort of bad faith behaviour to 
reduce the visibility of any rebuttals.

This is not my intent; I am merely trying to avoid big threads, spanning 
multiple mailing lists, where each participant is only subscribed to one 
or two lists and therefore people who are only participating in a subset 
of the mailing lists see a kind of fractured discussion.

To avoid misunderstandings, I will in future avoid including my comments 
regarding cross-posting in future e-mails to this mailing list.

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