From: David Neary (dneary at domain wanadoo.fr)
Date: Tue 23 Jul 2002 - 15:00:53 IST
Paul Mc Auley wrote:
> | am I the only one who thinks posting >20 lines of complete rubbish
> | threatening mayhem if the preceding e-mail content was read by its
> | recipients to a high-traffic, internationally-distributed, public,
> | archived list is inane?
> But was the question on-topic? One might suggest that a 6k whinge to
> the ilug list (as opposed to, say, the social list) is also inane.
Generally (although Colm may have other ideas), discussions of
what's topical for a list are de facto topical for the list. If
there are a lot of these being sent to the list, and someone
insists that they're spam, off-topic, etc, then that is topical
for the list. At least, I see it that way.
> *Shrug* It takes me just under 5 minutes to download mail and news,
> that's fairly close to the minimal charge...
Hardly the point - when 80% of a mail is disclaimers there's a
-- David Neary, Marseille, France E-Mail: bolsh at domain gimp.org
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