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Re: ABSOLUTELY NO ATTACHMENTS OR COMPLAINTS EITHER I GUESS



Don't misunderstand me I love this board but are you telling me I have no
right to criticise what I may not agree with? Sounds like faulty thinking to
me.  GREENMAN

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>From: G <gmcneese@SURFSOUTH.COM>
>To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
>Subject: Re: ABSOLUTELY NO ATTACHMENTS
>Date: Thu, Jun 29, 2000, 12:47 PM
>

> I can't help but think you have a lot of nerve critizing the list owner.
> This list has many loyal subscribers. Most of us are quite happy with
> its simplicity. If you are not happy, I'm sure that you can find a way
> to unsubscribe. I don't understand the mentality of people who suck up
> free resources then complain because those resources don't suit them.
>
> Peter, some people really do appreciate your efforts.
> G
>
> Debby Turner wrote:
>>
>> > ABSOLUTELY NO ATTACHMENTS TO THE LIST, PERIOD!
>>
>> > Next offender gets bounced off.
>>
>> This is just a suggestion - I have been on many lists for many years.
>> The type of server that this list is using is little bit out dated.
>> There are many free list servers that allow attachments sent to a
>> list.  It is then up to each individual list member to set up their
>> own machines to either automatically open attachments while opening
>> each individual message or to manually open attachments.  I have mine
>> set up to manually open attachments .  That way I can decide if it is
>> a file type that I feel comfortable opening.  If your are on digest
>> then the newer servers (all free of charge) will automatically strip
>> the attachments from the message and leave a memo saying attachment
>> has been removed.  Once again it is up to the list member to decide if
>> they want to stay on digest and not receive the attachments or change
>> to individual messages. Attachments can carry viruses but they also
>> can contribute greatly to a discussion.
>>
>> I have also been on lists where the owners are overly concerned with
>> control.  It is never pleasant to be threatened.  Especially when
>> there is not a need for the threat.  The internet is a massive wealth
>> of information.  E-mail lists are out there to share and build on that
>> information.  It could be time for this list to grow and include newer
>> ways for sharing this information. Or as one member said, it could be
>> time to find a list owner who is more open to finding better ways for
>> the list to grow and make the sharing of information easier for the
>> members.
>>
>> Please send all flames to me personally
>> confused@cableone.net
>>
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