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Re: email advice / request / suggestion

> Date:          Thu, 25 Apr 1996 09:05:04 -0400 (EDT)
> From:          Lisa Lorenzin <lisa@trinet.com>
> To:            "Robert Monatgue (Pete)" <pboykin@averett.gamewood.net>
> Cc:            atlantian mailing list <atlantia@csc.ncsu.edu>
> 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.

Robert Montague
here for you guidence

> unto robert montague and the merry rose, greetings!
> robert,
> 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
> subject... 
> 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,
> 							melys
> lisa lorenzin                          april is the cruelest month, breeding
> lisa@trinet.com                        lilacs from the dead land, mixing
> http://www.privnet.com/lisa            memory and desire...   - t. s. eliot

Pete's Wonder Page

"It's never wise to mess with a computer wizard, 
you might get you drive zaped"

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