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Re: CROSSPOSTINGS (was: Re: maize in Europe and India: a twisted tale
Peter van Rossum (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
: In article <email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.org (Yuri Kuchinsky)
: >BTW, and who is making these cross-posts now? I have reduced the
: >follow-ups on my original post specifically because some people
: >(including you!) complained about cross-posting. Perhaps it is your
: >of familiarity with elementary logic that makes you constantly
: >yourself? Well, the cure is on its way -- just read the following this
: I'm starting with this first, because it is a completely baseless
: accusation on your part.
: YOU STARTED THIS "maize in Europe and India:
: a twisted tale" THREAD YESTERDAY. YOU POSTED IT TO THE FOLLOWING
: 1. sci.archaeology
: 2. sci.archaeology.mesoamerican
: 3. bionet.general
: 4. sci.anthropology
: 5. sci.bio.misc
: 6. sci.agriculture
: 7. sci.bio.botany
>Correct. But you completely missed the fact that I DIRECTED THE
>TO A SMALLER NUMBER OF NGS!
>I posted my original message to more groups _because the message was
>relevant_ to all those groups. Yet, I'm concerned about excessive
>cross-posting, and THEREFORE, I reduced the follow-ups.
So you think that what you have to say is relevant to all of the NGs
above, but you don't think any responses to your claims are. Yes, I know,
they can go elsewhere and follow the discussion if they want, but that
begs the point. If your assertions belong there, why don't
>I don't know why you missed all that. (I noted _specifically_ at the
>beginning of that post about the reduced follow-ups.) It may be because
>the limitations of your newsreader software, or it may be because you're
>unfamiliar with how headers in Usenet postings work? I'm satisfied that
>this WAS NOT _intentional_ widening of cross-posts on your part, as I
: I followed up and neglected to edit the newsgroups line, but it
: WAS NOT ME WHO STARTED CROSS POSTING THIS THREAD IT WAS YOU. So how
: about you apologize for this one?
>Well, I think it's important to reduce cross-postings. Those readers of
>other newsgroups who want to follow this discussion can simply read it in
>the newsgroups listed in the reduced follow-up line. These ngs are:
>sci.archaeology,sci.anthropology, and sci.bio.misc.
>From now on, I will reduce all my follow-ups to these groups. I encourage
>others to do the same.