On Sat, Jul 10, 1999 at 02:15:33PM -0700, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
> At 3:23 PM -0400 7/10/99, Tim Pierce wrote:
> > They're not merely archiving third-party lists -- they're completely
> > rebranding them.
> I'm not sure that's completely true. If you go to
> the URL I noted yesterday, it distinctly shows the egroups address as
> being list-managers @
And if you look at the fullinfo
> link (which is somewhat hidden), it's the greatcircle info/intro file.
> I'd say if you asked them, they'd say they're simply setting up a
> centralized/standardized point for their users to access the list,
> not that they're attempting to "take" it over. I'm not sure it's any
> different than any other exploder type list, other than it's real
> public and visible.
> That's not to say I necessarily agree with this interpretation or
> that it can't be improved, but I'm sure from looking at it that this
> is whatthey're thinking/intending. I think it's rather muddled,
> myself, but there sure isn't any attept to hide ownership or mislead.
Maybe that's all they intended to do, but I find it really hard to
reconcile that with the welcome message they wrote. Calling it "the
list-managers group at eGroups" really is misleading.
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