list etiquette

Anuz Pratap Singh Tomar chambilkethakur at
Sat Jun 11 07:42:27 EDT 2016

I don't think greg or any senior kernel developer would like to get
personal mail, which are officially the list/community business.
Skipping thank you mails is really okay. you can always thank them in
advance is a good idea.

On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 11:47 AM, Tobin Harding <me at> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 12:03:57PM -0400, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:
> >
> > me at wrote:
> >
> > > LKML list etiquette question.  When asking a [simple] question that
> > > receives an suitable answer is it correct etiquette to reply with a
> > > thank you email or is this just adding noise to the list?
> >
> > (Probably obvious, but you can always reply with a "thank you",
> > sent directly to the people who answered rather than to the list.)
> I had got the vibe that it was unacceptable to mail people directly and
> not cc
> the list. Is this response correct that there are times it is acceptable to
> exclude the list. GregKH has had to nudge me twice for doing this so I am
> very
> hesitant to write any emails that are not in the clear (cc'ing a list).
> Tobin
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Thank you
Warm Regards
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