From: Nick Makris (email@example.com)
Date: 04/06/02-06:13:34 PM Z
Jeff, with all due respect, the answer might be to start your own
newsgroup - people do it everyday.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Wagner" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 06, 2002 4:06 PM
Subject: RE: traffic
> So, I like to get these other viewpoints too.
> I have no objection to the cozyness of a mailing list, and I can figure
> how to organise messages, but I hate having to download and wade through
> or more messages a day, and when I leave on a trip, unless I unsubscribe
> from the group, then my server is killed by the sheer volume of traffic
> generated by this list. In this day and age there has to be a more
> way to do this.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Katharine Thayer [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Saturday, April 06, 2002 4:33 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: traffic
> I agree with Sandy. Also, I'm puzzled by the argument that in a
> newsgroup the posts can be better organized into topics. Your mail
> program should be able to organize the posts any way the newsgroup
> server can organize them.
> Sandy King wrote:
> > I like it this way also. You see some really nasty and abusive
> > exchanges on the newsgroups and there is virtually no way to stop
> > them. Here if a person makes too much of a jackass of himself/herself
> > Gordon can just pull the plug.
> > Sandy King
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