Another OT Question
erikhans08 at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 17 19:40:01 EST 2002
nothing excuses gratuitous rudeness.
sometimes i forget to put "OT" before msg,
but do realize the importance.
--- Iago <iago at iago.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Dec 2002, miscdas at boxfrog.com wrote:
> > And how, pray tell, might one determine if a
> post is of
> > interest and "skip past" when the subject
> line is "Re:
> > Another 2.0 Question"? That subject is so
> broad that
> > unless one examines the body of the post, how
> is it
> > possible?
> One quietly surveys the first few lines, and
> then one
> employs one's conveniently available 'D' key,
> or other
> applicable keystroke, to expunge the
> offending message
> from one's sight.
> One then graciously maintains silence, rather
> than airing
> one's complaints, when the rest of a list
> population is
> clearly having no problem with the topic at
> particularly considering that, when one
> replies to an
> 'offending' thread, one is merely giving it
> an opportunity
> to grow, which rather increases the presence
> of irritants
> in one's sight.
> This is how one comports oneself in a manner
> that treats
> the availability of a mailing list (such as
> this one) as a
> privilege, rather than a right.
> Fred Hicks <iago AT iago DOT net>
> use-revolution mailing list
> use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
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