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Subject: Re: Idiot of the hour
From: Steve Bergeon <sbergeon @ encephalon . com>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 13:55:55 -0500
To: Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui @ plaidworks . com>
Cc: Tim Pierce <twp @ rootsweb . com>, list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
References: <3802658A . CE33A1E6 @ encephalon . com> <v04210108b428271ce3a6 @ plaidworks . com> <380329BC . 69B8926B @ encephalon . com> <19991012122155 . F510 @ ma-1 . rootsweb . com> <380366CA . 63CD6D3F @ encephalon . com> <v04210101b42926a4c437 @ plaidworks . com> <380380DF . AEC9790D @ encephalon . com> <v0421010ab429321774fa @ plaidworks . com>

Well now I know what's unusual for list managers. Believe it or not,
it seemed like a good idea at the time. I've never claimed a powerfull
hold on sanity.

Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
> 
> At 1:41 PM -0500 10/12/99, Steve Bergeon wrote:
> > So the conclusion is that over one, ask the owner? I can
> > live with that.
> >
> > I completely agree that what I did was not ordinary usage. Is
> > there some way to implement the above policy as a list manager?
> > Because if I can do it, it can't be that hard.
> 
> conclusion is if you're going to do something unusual, ask first. And
> any time you are poking at a server for reasons other than
> subscribing to lists because you want to read them, it's not normal.
> If you really intend to READ all 100 lists because you want to be on
> them, that's normal -- but don't be surprised if you get mail asking
> if you're crazy anyway....
> 
> --
> Chuq Von Rospach - Plaidworks Consulting (mailto:chuqui @
 plaidworks .
 com)
> Apple Mail List Gnome (mailto:chuq @
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