Re: ADMIN: off-topic posts and related issues
Tom Little said
>I think there are two separate issues here.
>First, there are the suggestions that are stated in the list policies
>(or are just common sense) that some people just haven't taken to heart yet.
>This includes keeping one-on-one email OFF the list, using ACCURATE
>subject lines, and signing your messages.....clutter can add to the
>frustration level. We run the risk of losing good people from this list
>by the careless proliferation of clutter.
>Second, there is the issue of how narrowly focused on irises the
>conversation should be. I have always taken the attitude that this is
>your business, collectively, as members of the list.
Then there is the problem of lurkers who are intimidated by all this fuss
about whether their posts are going to just clutter up things. What would
encourage input from timid lurkers?
Linda Mann firstname.lastname@example.org east TN USA