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From:Paul DuBois Date:January 11 2000 5:46am
Subject:Re: Simply suggestion to make the mailing list faster to scan
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At 11:35 PM -0700 2000-01-10, Sasha Pachev wrote:
>Richard McLean wrote:
>>
>>  >To make reading the mailing list a little faster, wouldn't it be a
>>  >good idea to put at the start of the subject line 'answer:' instead of
>>  >'re:' when one posts a 'definitive answer' to a question.  This would
>>  >help those that answer questions on the mailing list to quickly skip
>>  >already answered questions.
>>
>>  What if the answer is wrong?  :-)
>
>If someone like Paul DuBois or Benjamin Pflugmann, or somebody from the
>MySQL development team posts an answer to an easy or medium difficulty
>question, and considers his answer final enough to mark it so, 99.9 % of
>the time he will be right, so the rest of the development team could
>just leave the question alone if they are in a hurry -- they can still
>read the answer if they want to :-)


The trouble is that if we start marking stuff "final answer", some
smart aleck will pipe up and say, "what is this, 'Who Wants to be a
Millionaire?'". :-)

-- 
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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Simply suggestion to make the mailing list faster to scanMichael Widenius10 Jan
  • Re: Simply suggestion to make the mailing list faster to scanRichard McLean11 Jan
  • Re: Simply suggestion to make the mailing list faster to scanBenjamin Pflugmann11 Jan
    • Re: Simply suggestion to make the mailing list faster to scanMichael Widenius11 Jan
      • Re: Simply suggestion to make the mailing list faster to scanDon Read11 Jan
  • Re: Simply suggestion to make the mailing list faster to scanSasha Pachev11 Jan
    • Re: Simply suggestion to make the mailing list faster to scanPaul DuBois11 Jan
Re: Simply suggestion to make the mailing list faster to scanFred Lindberg11 Jan
  • Re: Simply suggestion to make the mailing list faster to scanSasha Pachev11 Jan