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 From:  "Kevin Roosdahl" <kevin at prestigecomputers dot ca>
 To:  "John Voigt" <1geek at jvoigt dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: [0] list policy's
 Date:  Sun, 21 Dec 2003 17:39:54 -0800
Roger that!  Though I do like the idea of the m0n0wall forum.  I'd rather
check a website than filter through e-mail.  Is it possible to import the
history of postings?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Voigt" <1geek at jvoigt dot com>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Sunday, December 21, 2003 4:42 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Re: [0] list policy's

> I've been on mailing lists almost since they existed (google for "sysbjav"
> and you'll find some really old stuff), written list management software
> run plenty of lists too.  One thing I've found - if the list management
> software doesn't enforce whatever policy you think you want, it just will
> never happen.  People will post at the top, bottom and all through.  Some
> will quote only revelant sections, others will quote the whole thread just
> to add "me too" to the top.  Policy's are never read and always forgotten.
> The only real solution is a moderated list and nobody usually wants that.
> The only other solution is the one suggested by the original poster - get
> off the list.  If you're not happy with the signal to noise ratio or
> content, getting off is really your only choice.  Even multiple lists
> fix it.
> John/
> John Voigt, President
> Reston Wireless, LLC
> High speed internet service
> no smoke, no mirrors, no wires (tm)
> http://www.reston-wireless.net/
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