Nick Sabalausky (Abscissa) <seewebsitetocontac...@semitwist.com> wrote: > On 02/19/2018 03:52 AM, Manu wrote: >> On 18 Feb. 2018 10:25 pm, "Walter Bright via Digitalmars-d" < >> firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> >> On 2/18/2018 7:52 PM, Nick Sabalausky (Abscissa) wrote: >> >>> Well, it's also the world's most inconsistant and statndards-disregarding. >>> We're talking 1990's MS-level behavior here. It's *always* causing trouble >>> for something or another. >>> >> >> And the great thing about NNTP is that the user gets to choose the client. >> Not the server. If you don't like the way your client behaves, use another >> one. >> >> >> Except in this case it's you that doesn't like the way my mail client >> behaves. >> > > Because your mail client is BROKEN. > >> I don't want to install software, I'll continue using Gmail, undoubtedly >> the world's most popular mail client... > > Then petition *Google* to fix their shitty fucking software. You've > already been told it has fuck all to do with NNTP. > > Seriously, why the fuck would ANYONE think that by relying on Google > software they're somehow NOT being dragged along by the ear on Google's > every whim and misstep. Christ, we've already been through all this SAME > EXACT shit in the 90's with Microsoft, let's try actually *learning* > from it and move on.
It's no wonder that D has so few contributors if they are actively scared away. If you want more people to contribute, make it as easy for them as possible. I really don't understand why this cannot be solved on the server. Replying to all adresses in the Reply-To: header isn't what I would call broken anyway. Is he even using NNTP? Or maybe the mailing list Interface?