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RE: trying to reply to specific message
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Koskie, Sarah" <skoskie at iupui dot edu>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 14:28:12 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: trying to reply to specific message
- References: <B9721831E371CD4F84C4F5E87476D356FB81C5@iu-mssg-mbx04.exchange.iu.edu>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, 21 Sep 2004, Koskie, Sarah wrote:
> Sorry, I'd only encountered lists that one subscribed to by emailing
> them with the word subscribe in the subject or body (so I tried both.)
Emailing <cygwin-allow-subscribe<at>cygwin<dot>com> should have done it.
> I followed the link you provided below but the response to clicking the
> "Send in the request" button after entering mailing list name
> cygwin-allow (and my e-mail address) was:
> Cannot handle your mailing list request at this time...
> You did not provide a mailing list name, or you've entered a mailing
> list name which is not handled on sources.redhat.com.
Umm, yes, I didn't know whether it'd work with cygwin-allow. Just try
mailing the above address. Or, as others mentioned, use GMane.
> Oh well. I guess I'll have to work on the "getting a better mailer"
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Igor Pechtchanski [mailto:pechtcha<at>cs<dot>nyu<dot>edu]
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 12:36 PM
> > To: Koskie, Sarah
> > Cc: cygwin<at>cygwin<dot>com
> > Subject: Re: trying to reply to specific message
Speaking of mailers, again, <http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR>.
Google for "quotefix" to see how to do this with Outlook.
> > On Tue, 21 Sep 2004, Koskie, Sarah wrote:
> > > >> Is there a way to get related messages posted properly
> > >
> > > Thanks. I tried the second method and it didn't work. I requested a
> > > message and it was sent to me as an attachment. The address
> > > automatically inserted was for the original sender not the mailing list
> > > so I changed that to the mailing list, but, of course, my reply did not
> > > get posted as a follow on to the message.
> > Then MS Outlook is more retarded than I thought. Pine, for example, can
> > easily reply to attached messages...
> > > I also checked the earlier discussion you referenced which seemed to
> > > indicate that I should subscribe to cygwin-allow. I tried that and
> > > received the following:
> > >
> > > Hi. This is the qmail-send program at sourceware.org.
> > > I'm afraid I wasn't able to deliver your message to the following
> > > addresses.
> > > This is a permanent error; I've given up. Sorry it didn't work out.
> > >
> > > <cygwin-allow<at>cygwin<dot>com>:
> > > ezmlm-manage: fatal: I don't accept messages at this address (inlocal
> > > and/or inhost don't match) (#5.1.1)
> > >
> > > --- Enclosed are the original headers of the message.
> > You didn't read the instructions carefully enough. It said to *subscribe*
> > to cygwin-allow, not send messages to that address. You don't subscribe
> > to ezmlm lists by sending messages to those lists. See
> > <http://cygwin.com/ml/lists.html#faqs> for instructions and a handy form.
> > > I guess this is why most of the postings aren't properly linked.
> > No, postings aren't properly linked because people don't bother to make
> > them properly linked (retarded mailers, etc).
> > > If I'm doing something wrong or there is anything else I should try I'd
> > > be glad to hear of it.
> > Sure. Try getting a better mailer. :-D
> > Igor
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