[conspire] PenLUG this week - Gumstix - Thursday Feb 22

Deirdre Saoirse Moen deirdre at deirdre.net
Thu Feb 22 15:46:01 PST 2007

On Feb 22, 2007, at 3:24 PM, Paul Reiber wrote:

> Deirdre - are there any documents you can cite regarding this
> particular corner of the "netiquette" universe?

Having had to handle thousands of messages where there was a bounce  
or a message WITHOUT a voluntary reply from someone not subscribed to  
a list, frankly, I wish to burn anyone who crossposts alive.

> Also, instead of "just dont", what would be your recommendation for
> how someone can send _one_ message to a variety of lists?

Each an individual message. There is no acceptable alternative.

> I've had my hand slapped by the "cross-list-posting police" before,
> and have to admit to a certain urge to burn down their virtual police
> station, since they didn't give me as-easy or easier alternatives that
> gave me the same results.

Tough noogies.

_Deirdre                                             http://deirdre.net

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