Sorry, when someone who is a regular on perl monks is releasing a module that they've been developing and discussing on perlmonks, it seems entirely appropriate to me.   (Certainly not something that could rise to the ranking of "the last straw".)   -- But obviously, there are others who agree with you.
: I think RMGir
's got it
, if we could subscribe for notification, then the notice would be superfluous. But even with grinder
's wonderful mozilla side-bar gadget
, getting down to, let alone going through, "replies to older threads" is something I rarely get time for.
I'm sorry I over-emphasized your apparently-too-strongly-stated-for-e-communication point.   I can see that you meant to merely indicate an "irkedness".