trimming our replies

Jude Haverington tylus.seklos@gmail.com
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 05:14:27 PDT
I think it's time to get back to bulbs.


On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 5:16 AM, Erik Van Lennep <erik@tepuidesign.com>
wrote:

> Personally, I think it's a far better plan to think about (and then agree
> and apply) a solution to this, as a group, than to give up.
>
> What's at stake?
>
>
>    - Possible loss of useful and important information, due to slogging
>    through endless repetitions of threads. Think of it as verbal, or "e-"
>    pollution. Dumping our debris into each others mailboxes.
>    - Likely loss of list members, due to frustration, impatience, or simple
>    lack of time to wade through said endless repetition.
>    - Reduction of online community of practice, expertise, and friendship,
>    resulting in a smaller group consisting of those who have enough time on
>    their hands to do the above slogging process.
>    - Reduction of sources of new seeds and bulbs, because people drop out
>    of the list (got you on this one, eh??)
>
> So come on folks, what we are discussing is protocol here, and then
> processes for managing that.
>
> If we can get a robot to Mars, I think we should be able to edit our posts.
>
> erik
> ............
>
> > re:
> > From: Mary Sue Ittner <msittner@mcn.org>
> > Subject: [pbs] Including the previous messages in your posts
> >
> >
> >
> > *For the sake of a very large group of digest subscribers and to keep the
> > archives clean please do not include the previous message/s you are
> > responding to when you reply. ....Doing this will make a lot of people
> very
> > happy.*
> >
> > and:
> >
>
>
> > From: Kenneth <k.preteroti@verizon.net>
> >
> > * ......what you are asking is a losing battle.*
> >
> >
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