Reply to digests [was: RE: bind-users Digest, Vol 1727, Issue 1]

Chris Thompson cet1 at
Tue Jul 5 13:49:57 UTC 2016

On Jul 4 2016, G.W. Haywood wrote:

>Hi there,
>On Mon, 4 Jul 2016, Amit Kumar Gupta wrote:
>> [An entire digest message, which I've snipped]
>It would be extremely helpful to those of us on the digest list, and
>generally more polite, if you would NOT include in your posts to the
>list, simply in order to save yourself the time and effort of typing
>the list's address and thinking of a subject line, a complete digest
>message, two and a half years old and apparently selected at random.

I have long thought that mailing lists should be configured to reject
messages with a Subject of "Re: [the subject format for the list's
digest messages]". Maybe a scan of the message content for a copy of
the digest prologue would be a good idea as well. 

Chris Thompson
Email: cet1 at

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