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Subject: Re: The role of the mailing list
From: "Roger B.A. Klorese" <rogerk @ queernet . org>
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2002 12:26:15 -0700
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
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Nick Simicich wrote:
At 08:38 PM 2002-07-12 -0700, Roger B.A. Klorese wrote:
Funny -- I think most people think of an EDITED-DOWN collection when they think "digest" -- you know, that it's ben pre-digested for them. (Think digest -- think "Reader's Digest.")

I don't know of anyone who actually uses mailing lists who thinks this way.

Once again, different populations. We get most of our subscribers from "the real world" and develop their understanding of words from their common use.





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