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Subject: Re: not about (was Re: PLEASE DO NOT CC ME ON MESSAGES TO THIS
From: J C Lawrence <claw @ kanga . nu>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 16:01:05 -0800
To: JC Dill <inet-list @ vo . cnchost . com>
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: Message from JC Dill <inet-list @ vo . cnchost . com> of "Tue, 25 Feb 2003 15:53:21 PST." <3E5C01F1 . 30709 @ vo . cnchost . com>
References: <8263C069-4903-11D7-B4B5-0003934516A8 @ plaidworks . com> <19175 . 1046211726 @ kanga . nu> <3E5C01F1 . 30709 @ vo . cnchost . com>

On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 15:53:21 -0800 
JC Dill <inet-list @
 vo .
 cnchost .
 com> wrote:
> J C Lawrence wrote:

>> As a side issue, one of the reasons I'm looking to tie mail lists,
>> RSS, and a Slashdot analogue together into one is to provide as close
>> as I can get to a seamless on-ramp and training ground for new list
>> posters.  I've found that many are more comfortable with web forums,
>> feel themselves less exposed, and less commited in whatever activity
>> they take there -- so using that as something of a bridge into more
>> formal higher signal venues seems to make some sense.

> From a list *user's* perspective, this makes a list very unattractive
> to me.

I should note that my lists will remain moderated, and that I rigidly
enforce quoting, attribution and post formatting rules.  What will be
expanding is the number of ways to read content from the list, and the
number of ways to post content to the list.  

> I've dropped most of my Yahoo Groups lists (all on topics that are of
> great interest to me...

As have I.
> (eeek!  I've deleted 4 cc's on this post.  Those of you who want cc's,
> tough, I feel that it's just plain bad form to reply to a list post
> and cc 4 other addresses.)

<sigh>

-- 
J C Lawrence                
---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas. 
claw @
 kanga .
 nu               He lived as a devil, eh?		  
http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/  Evil is a name of a foeman, as I live.


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