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Re: Forums

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 11:09:20 -0800
Message-id: <928B778E-16DD-4410-A321-A72EB62C872B@apple.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>

On Jan 6, 2012, at 11:01 , Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 10:43 AM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 6, 2012, at 10:34 , Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 9:28 AM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
>>> Note: the header only shows up if the *list* sent you an email.  If it
>>> was sent directly to you (because you were in the To or CC lists), you
>>> won't see the header and have to go archive diving.
>> It would only show up on a forum (and therefore have a URL) if you posted it on the forum, as well. :-)
> You missed my point.  If the email was sent to the list, but *also*
> directly to you (like this very email I'm typing, which is being sent
> to you and cc'd to the list), you won't get an Archived-At header,
> because the list will recognize that you already received the email
> directly and skips sending you a duplicate.
> You can verify this when you receive this email.

ah, an undesirable optimization.  I try not to CC people who are on lists, anyway.

But my point remains: a forum won't catch private communications either.

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Friday, 6 January 2012 20:12:44 UTC

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