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Todd Walker <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 7 Nov 2003 13:23:19 -0600
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I think the offendee was Bob, a tempest in a teapot all the way around,
but I am going to temper my comments for awhile - the listserv is rarely
used so I don't want my screeds to dominate.  Thanks for sticking up
for me in the trenches though!

On Friday, November 7, 2003, at 11:31 AM, Alan Shields wrote:

> It's probably just better to put a marker in the subject. Given the
> number of reactions to the articles posted, I'd say that they're read,
> and you're hardly running a newsletter.
> As a loose arrangement, I'd suggest:
> [NEWS] or [news] for news article stuff
> [HELP] or [help] for requests for help
> I'm not going to worry about covering the cyclic cases, or anything
> else: just use your head.
> If people get sick of seeing them, they know how to use their
> mailclient's killfile[1]: you just need to meet them partway.
> Alan
> [1] - For those who don't know: a killfile refers to using a filter to
> remove or just not display certain messages. This is an old UNIX thing
> from back in the heyday of Usenet.
> On Nov 7, 2003, at 5:32 PM, Todd Walker wrote:
>> Sorry if anyone is offended by my obnoxiousness - if I post articles
>> like this
>> again, I'll gather them up in a group once a week or so and post 'em
>> without
>> comment - feel free to ignore