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Re: email advice / request / suggestion
> Date: Thu, 25 Apr 1996 09:05:04 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Lisa Lorenzin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Robert Monatgue (Pete)" <email@example.com>
> Cc: atlantian mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: email advice / request / suggestion
Thank you for setting me str8, I understand thank you, I said I was a
newbie, but this helps me out, thanks.
here for you guidence
> unto robert montague and the merry rose, greetings!
> i'm very glad you're enjoying your introduction into the sca, and i
> welcome your presence on our mailing list! i do have a request /
> suggestion having to do with email etiquette, and please don't take
> this as a flame:
> some of us are on limited-storage accounts, and others among us already
> get hundreds of messages a day related to other lists or to our jobs.
> when you send a dozen or so messages to the atlantian mailing list, our
> inboxes can fill up rapidly or get even more cluttered. please consider
> sending one long message, rather than a dozen one-paragraph notes!
> more importantly, from the tone of the messages to which you are replying,
> it looks as though you are copying personal email to the list at large.
> not only is this information irrelevant to everyone but you and the
> sender, but that practice is considered EXTREMELY impolite on the net and
> can be construed as an unwanted violation of the sender's privacy.
> (granted, the subjects to which you have been replying haven't exactly
> been highly sensitive - but it's a bad habit to get into.)
> i know finnvarr has just left us due to the traffic load, which is the
> other thing that led me to post this email. i LOVE the discussions going
> on here, and i'm not trying to stifle your conversation - but i do think
> that a little net.etiquette goes a long way. :) i'm copying this to the
> list at large after a fair among of waffling, because i do think it
> affects all of us and i'm curious as to what others think on the
> again, this is NOT intended as a flame - just as friendly advice to guide
> you as you explore our list. (i don't flame people for not knowing
> better. on the other hand, i DO flame people for knowing better and being
> inconsiderate - which fortunately hasn't happened yet on this list!) i
> look forward to hearing more from you - in moderation! ;)
> in service, and hoping
> not to be misconstrued,
> lisa lorenzin april is the cruelest month, breeding
> email@example.com lilacs from the dead land, mixing
> http://www.privnet.com/lisa memory and desire... - t. s. eliot
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