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Re: ABSOLUTELY NO ATTACHMENTS



why so touchy? some members seem to get bent out of shape when someone
expresses an opinion or suggestion. i didn't think the message from Turner
was critical....at least not enough to warrant a phrase like "you have a lot
of nerve"......

----- Original Message -----
From: "G" <gmcneese@SURFSOUTH.COM>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2000 11:47 AM
Subject: Re: ABSOLUTELY NO ATTACHMENTS


> 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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