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Re: [SLUG] On the topic of new lists.
- To: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Syndey Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] On the topic of new lists.
- From: Crossfire <xfire@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Feb 5 12:40:02 2001
- User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i
Jeff Waugh was once rumoured to have said:
> <quote who="Howard Lowndes">
> > I agree with this sentiment, but see this as being the precise reason why
> > SLUG should not be fragmented.
> Trouble is, we have a pretty heavy list already, and all the time people are
> getting more and more annoyed with the casual fun stuff (the bits they think
> are a waste of time, whilst others might enjoy them).
Solution: We don't split the list, we standardise [and stick to]
If you're posting socially, then make sure you have a [social] in your
The same goes for Newbie, etc.
This is *REALLY* easy to filter in procmail and M$ products with
That way everybody gets the traffic, everybody can read it, and those
who don't care can filter those threads into /dev/null with three
lines in a .procmailrc.
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