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 From:  "Honson, Steven N" <steven dot honson at education dot tas dot gov dot au>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Re: [0] list policy's
 Date:  Mon, 22 Dec 2003 14:23:31 +1100
I'm personally the opposite, I spend enough time every day as it is
sifting through forums for various IT related projects, I find mailing
lists a lot more convenient, I find it a lot easier to quickly filter
through the messages.

-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Roosdahl [mailto:kevin at prestigecomputers dot ca] 
Sent: Monday, 22 December 2003 12:40 PM
To: John Voigt; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Re: [0] list policy's

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
and
> 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
won't
> 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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