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Moderation Seems Unnecessary
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Moderation Seems Unnecessary
- From: "Paul A. Croy" <croypa@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 17 Apr 1997 07:35:31 -0700
- Message-id: <199704171436.HAA12221@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Regarding your indication that a moderated list might be in our future.
As an alternative, I recommend more frequent postings defining proper
netiquette and instructing members on how to switch to the digest
I have changed to the DIGEST FORMAT and it allows me to review the
"Topics of the Day" at the beginning of each mailing. I then read only
the postings with topics in which I have an interest. I can ignore the
useless messages, off-target messages and junk without wasting time.
I recommend this for everybody as an efficient way to get the most out
of this list.
Like some of the other respondents to your suggestion, I don't think
this list is that bad. I receive several mailing lists and have seen
lists go out of control. Book_Arts is nowhere near this situation.
Thanks to all for a most informative and enjoyable list. I learn a
lot. Where else could I hope to be tutored by such a wide variety of
> This list is about a week away from being moderated. I've been getting ALOT
> of requests for some what to reduce the amount of extemporaneous messages.
> Thank you for your cooperation.
> Peter Verheyen