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Re: Is Emacs on Aqua crippleware or is it just broken?

From: Oliver Scholz
Subject: Re: Is Emacs on Aqua crippleware or is it just broken?
Date: Thu, 08 May 2003 09:18:08 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090019 (Oort Gnus v0.19) Emacs/21.3.50 (windows-nt)

address@hidden (BK) writes:

> Oliver Scholz <address@hidden> wrote ...
>> I set a Follow-up to alt.religion.emacs in my first post to this
>> particular subthread. If you hadn't ignored it, we would discuss this
>> now in the proper forum.
> Would you care to explain this?
> First, all I can see is "" and "comp.sys.mac.apps", so I
> don't really understand what you mean by "follow up set to
> alt.religion.emacs"

I have not crossposted to alt.religion.emacs. Maybe that was a
mistake. I have added the line "Follow-up: alt.religion.emacs" to the
header of my post. This Follow-up header is supposed to cause a
recipient's newsreader to post follow-ups to a different newsgroup. I
believe that this is some RFC standard, but I don't know for sure. It
is common practise in many of the newsgroups I read to use this to
change the group if a discussion has become off-topic or is supected
to become off-topic. It is common to add line like "Follow up set to
..." or "F'up to: ..." to one's post to indicate to silent readers
that follow-ups are expected to appear in a different group.

> Secondly, I don't understand the "If you hadn't ignored it" part
> either, since I didn't see any other group. Rest assured, if I had, I
> would have removed the group. So, if there are any invisible things
> going on that I cannot see when using Google's web interface, I'd like
> to know about them.

I was not aware that the web interface in Google does not follow this
convention nor that you use it. So I assumed it was intentional. Sorry
for that.

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