[Mailman-Users] mail loops: list-request and vacation messages

J C Lawrence claw at 2wire.com
Tue Jun 26 07:43:33 CEST 2001

On Mon, 25 Jun 2001 20:57:38 -0700 
Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui at plaidworks.com> wrote:

> (we could, I guess, get into my position that e-mail is a horrible
> way to do this sort of stuff... After all, on a typical discussion
> list, what's usually the first thing that happens after a bunch of
> people get into an enthusiastic discussion? People coming out of
> the woodwork to tell them to shut up, because they're generating
> too many messages... What a great medium, where good discussions
> are so often seen as a bad thing... snicker)

I have a long standing rule on how I reward such people: I
unsubscribe them, immediately if not sooner.

J C Lawrence                                       claw at kanga.nu
---------(*)                          http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/
The pressure to survive and rhetoric may make strange bedfellows

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