[theme-reviewers] Off-topic mailing list stuff

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu Aug 26 17:23:40 UTC 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Chip Bennett <chip at chipbennett.net> wrote:
>> I think I've correctly adjusted the settings to make the list the
>> default reply-to.  If not I'll look at some of the other options.
> Just tested with this reply. Defaulted to reply-to sender?

Reply is working now for me. Thanks Joseph!

>> This one I have a question about.  The expectation then is that any
>> theme author who wants to ask a question must join the list?  Is that
>> a reasonable expectation?
> Just an anecdotal calculation, but I would say we get about an order of
> magnitude greater volume of spam than we do inquiries from Theme developers.
> Also, if Theme developers want to get *answers* from the mail-list members
> to their inquiries submitted *to* the mail-list, then it is advisable for
> them to join, yes. (I always reply to the list, and generally strip out any
> additional email addresses.)
> Is there some thought that asking them to do so is overly burdensome? I
> hadn't honestly considered that possibility.

I would say it's a reasonable expectation. All the other mailing lists
require joining to email the list.


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