Forking (was Ubuntu Under Attack)

John dingo at
Wed Dec 28 03:31:58 GMT 2005

Eric Dunbar wrote:
> This is a great thread in the questions is raises, BUT IT REALLY
Moving a thread from one list to another is never a good idea because
1. Probably, many existing participants are not on both lists
2. People on the new list but not on the old won't have seen the context
3. For those on both, it has little/no effect on the volume of their 
email, but will cause problems with threading, filtering maybe including 
killfiles, and their recalling what went where.

and IMV crossposting to multiple lists is plain rude. It just makes me 

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