Re: [Circle] Mailing list suggestion:

From: Nic Suzor (
Date: 11/06/96

what, so you would end up with one elitist mailing list, where everyone
thinks their too good for the rest of the people, and one mailing list
where lots of questions are asked but hardly any answers? i dont think that
would be such a good idea... just my opinion...

Nic Suzor

At 05:46 PM 11/5/96 -0600, Thomas Katzlberger wrote:
>> Do I sense the beginnings of a circle-newbie mailing list?
>I would vote for it.
>How about this idea:
>Make 2 lists, publish the first one (e.g this one at the web pages)
>and make a second one Circle Advanced <>.
>The only way to get into the advanced list is by getting out its
>address by being subscribed to the first list. Whenever one who is
>on both lists thinks there is a good post he/she can crosspost it
>to the advanced list and replies to the problem will contain the
>advanced list's address (optionally). This is then the invitation
>to the avdvanced list.
>Eventually the articles of the advanced list could be automatically
>crossposted with Bcc: (blind carbon copy) to the normal list. 
>Another way would be to setup a oneway email to the advanced list
>and make it public so that everyone can post to the advanced list,
>but not be part of it. If the post is acceptable there will be a
>reply and the access to the advanced list is possible as it contains 
>its address.
>How about that?
>Then newbies could help themselfes by discussing their problems and
>we could be sure not to delete interresting mails.
>I am continuously thinking about leaving this list since about a year
>it simply contains too much junkmail. It produces about 4MB email a 
>month which is quite a bit too much for a mailinglist.
>PS: How about a listserver where I can set a kill list that doesn't 
>deliver articles containing the buzzwords: 
>races, patch, patches, newbie, fuck, shit, HELP!, looking for code,
>Win95, Windows, ...
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