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Because google+ allows private posts. So if you're the intended recipient you'll be included there. Just like if someone sent you a specific email instead of the list.
And re-read the last paragraph ;p
On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 7:28 PM, Nikos Vasilakis <nikos.ailo@xxxxxxxxx>
> On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 9:26 PM, Daniel Foré <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hey everyone,
>> As you've probably noticed, many of us are spending more and more time
>> interacting on G+ and Launchpad only and less time on IRC, the ML, etc. This
>> is because IRC and the ML suck and it's 2014 where we want to share things
>> in a way that isn't totally lame. Plus our workflow on launchpad is pretty
>> locked in so it's easier to get all the right people involved on a MR,
>> through a bug report, a blueprint, etc.
>> That isn't to say that we're not using IRC or the ML anymore, but if you're
>> wondering why they are much quieter, now you know. So if you're not
>> following the elementary community on G+, you should definitely do that. And
>> if you have email notifications turned off for launchpad, you should create
>> some mail filters instead.
>> Personally, I'm much more inclined to share things that are more-or-less
>> private on G+ than to post here just because I know we have a lot of
>> non-devs that listen in here (especially press. Sorry dudes).
> How are you going to monitor who follows on google+ so that you can
> share private things?
> Also, I would expect more non-technical (e.g., press etc.) people on
> G+ than in the dev-community mailing list. Am I wrong?
>> But on the
>> other end of the spectrum, it makes non-private stuff much more available to
>> non-devs and I think should be more effective in terms of attracting new
>> So, as that stupid image that went around on facebook however long ago said,
>> "We've moved to Google+".
>> Best Regards,
>> Daniel Foré
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