Many of us who participate are self-employed
professionals. We enter discussions related to our professional and
audio interests to share our knowledge and experience with others and to be
enlightened in turn.
The time it takes to scan messages concerning
barely related fields is lost work time. Even filtering out those by
particular people doesn't work as the responses to their postings show
Many of us with discographic interests, myself
included, have unsubscribed from 78-C as a result of its overly chatty
nature-often wildly off topic, political tirades and general blather. The cost of fresh input, to me
anyway, was simply not worth plowing through the morass.
Don't let this happen here. Please keep
this list focussed.
Well, it is apparent that the ARSC list
seems to be almost totally related to audio and digital technology
engineering rather than the total business of ARSC, which could
include collection building, developing methods of retrieval, describing
resources, and helping others locate material and recordings, among
others, such as offering news of ARSC business, new research or
archival achievements. Perhaps there needs to be separate sections, as
Special Libraries offers. Since ARSC officers have a separate list for ARSC
business, this should be easily