[OS X TeX] OT: digests

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Sun Jul 3 10:38:14 EDT 2005

On Jul 3, 2005, at 5:28 AM, Gerben Wierda wrote:

> On Jul 3, 2005, at 08:58, Thomas A. Schmitz wrote:
>> I'm on the digests, so I'll be sluggish to respond to replies.
> I am all in favour of forbidding digests. Most digest users forget  
> to change the subject line and the in-reply-to headers are also  
> incorrect. This plays havoc with mail programs and with other  
> subscribers (majority) who do not use digests.
> With the sorting capabilities of mail programs these days, digests  
> have lost their function if you ask me.

I agree. On the other hand, I suspect that if I were to eliminate the  
digests I would have a revolt on my hands.

What do digest users think -- can I eliminate the digests for this  
list and move you all over to the "regular" list format? Is there a  
compelling reason to keep the digests?

-- Gary
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