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Subject: Re: Please prune this list!
From: "Roger B.A. Klorese" <rogerk @ queernet . org>
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2002 23:59:02 -0700
To: Shannon Appelcline <shannon @ erzo . org>
Cc: J C Lawrence <claw @ kanga . nu>, Thomas Gramstad <thomas @ ifi . uio . no>, list-managers <list-managers @ greatcircle . com>
References: <Pine . GSO . 4 . 44 . 0207050354550 . 9765-100000 @ stjorn . ifi . uio . no> <22440 . 1025836984 @ kanga . nu> <3D250BF4 . 6020502 @ queernet . org> <24019 . 1025847869 @ kanga . nu> <3D25336D . 4080107 @ queernet . org> <24233 . 1025848775 @ kanga . nu> <3D2536F5 . 4040505 @ queernet . org> <24442 . 1025850266 @ kanga . nu> <p05100300b94af2e34585 @ [192 . 168 . 1 . 18]>
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Shannon Appelcline wrote:
For all of Roger's discrimination against high-brow lists that weed out the weak like chaff, I have to say, as a participant, JC's list work damned well.

I'm sure they do... for the people they serve.

If you keep administering for the lowest common denominator, you end up with the lowest common denominator. Congrats.

But we *want* the lowest common denominator. We don't want people to be cut off from the social and support uses of the net because of their computer-illiteracy.




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