On 3/26/07, Christopher Barker <Chris.Barker@...> wrote:
> Bill Baxter wrote:
> > Did you guys make a conscious decision to have the matplotlib list
> > send replies only to the sender of the message rather than the list?
> This was a deliberate decision. At the time there was a discussion,
> including a link to a very well written blog entry on the subject,
> advocating the current practice.
> As well written as that essay is, I think it's based on false
> assumptions and inappropriate priorities.
I'm personally happy to change it but I currently mostly just use the
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rather than 'r' (reply to sender). Now I've mostly gotten the routine
down so it is mostly a nonissue for me.
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