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Re: Please explain how to add to a thread in this mailing list
- From: Greg Freemyer <greg dot freemyer at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2016 22:13:21 -0400
- Subject: Re: Please explain how to add to a thread in this mailing list
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On Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 8:44 PM, Thomas Taylor <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thank you for responding to my post. I think I asked the wrong question.
> What I really want to know is how to use this mailing list and others like
> it. I'm new at this, and can't find any instructions anywhere. Such lists
> must have become part of the culture, and I must have missed school that
> day. I'm able to create a post, but don't know how to reply to one.
> Somehow I got the feeling that I should only reply to the mailing list,
> rather than directly to the person (like you) who responded to my post. I
> don't get responses via email, and don't even know if I should. Instead, I
> check for them periodically on the web page for the mailing list archive.
> If I find a response, I don't know the right way to reply.
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Are you subscribed such that you get each email as a separate email?
If so, all you have to do is reply.
Reply all s normally fine, but I've been on lists with various rules
I suspect your issue is how you subscribed to the list.
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