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RE: [SLUG] Signal to Noise Ratio
- To: 'ghoti' <alex060@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: RE: [SLUG] Signal to Noise Ratio
- From: George Vieira <georgev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Jul 19 12:18:15 2000
Signal (text being replied, interesting)
Noise (old text already read and useless)
Citadel Computer Systems P/L
From: ghoti [mailto:alex060@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, 19 July 2000 11:43 AM
Subject: Re: [SLUG] Signal to Noise Ratio
sorry er what do u mean by noise. i thought e-mail was digital.
is it some physical thing with lots of interference and white/black/pink
etc or is it just junk.
On Wed, 19 Jul 2000, you wrote:
> Could I just politely ask (seeing as you've all just gone balistic about
> attachments) if people could develop just a little more netiquette and
> reduce the amount of noise in their e-mails. That last one had one line
> of information in 85 lines of resent text. So that puts the signal at
> just over 1%.
> Slug is a fantastic list full of useful info, please don't let it go
> the way of so many other lists I've unsubscribed from because the noise
> just over ran the signal.
> (I go away and hide now, just having added even more bytes worth of noise)
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