Re: New List

When you're following a thread that's compromised of 1-2 sentence
replies, and there are a few of them, you can be guaranteed that the
add's won't be trimmed out, so a 1/2 page email chain gets expanded to
over two pages - that slows things down far more than google does.

--
Anthony Michaud
Network Administrator
eLogix Corporation Pty Ltd

Blessed are those who have no expectations, for they will never be
disappointed. --Buddha


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Harrison [mailto:jim@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, 20 July 2001 13:14
> To: [ISAserver.org Discussion List]
> Subject: [isalist] Re: New List
> 
> 
> http://www.ISAserver.org
> 
> 
> <giggle>
> That's sounds like a lot more effort than just scrolling past the
> "offending" entry in your free mail, but then it seems to 
> bother me less...
> 
> Jim Harrison
> MCP(2K), A+, Network+, PCG
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Anthony Michaud" <anthonym@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "[ISAserver.org Discussion List]" <isalist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2001 4:54 PM
> Subject: [isalist] Re: New List
> 
> 
> http://www.ISAserver.org
> 
> 
> Quite simply - tough.  There is no *need* to provide a list with
> advertisements - period.  There have been at least two offers, and i'm
> sure there will be more if the request goes up - this can't 
> be an issue!
> List members have asked for no adds (and yes, I'm definitely one of
> them) so why is there a problem?  Besides, I don't have a problem with
> this - I'll unsubscribe, and if I can't live without the list 
> (theres a
> world of http sites that (although maybe slower) may have the
> information required).  Failing that, subscribing for a quick 
> question,
> getting the answer, then getting off will suffice for me too.
> 
> 
> --
> Anthony Michaud
> Network Administrator
> eLogix Corporation Pty Ltd
> 
> Blessed are those who have no expectations, for they will never be
> disappointed. --Buddha
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jim Harrison [mailto:jim@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Friday, 20 July 2001 09:42
> > To: [ISAserver.org Discussion List]
> > Subject: [isalist] Re: New List
> >
> >
> > http://www.ISAserver.org
> >
> >
> > Folks, let's get a clue.  Steve is creating, providing and
> > moderating the
> > list.  I agree that ads can be a nuisance, but it's not the
> > end of the world
> > if we get them with our *free* listserv.  Like the SLA you
> > get with the
> > advice on this list...
> >
> > Jim Harrison
> > MCP(2K), A+, Network+, PCG
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Anthony Michaud" <anthonym@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: "[ISAserver.org Discussion List]" <isalist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2001 4:33 PM
> > Subject: [isalist] Re: New List
> >
> >
> > http://www.ISAserver.org
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Stephen Chetcuti [mailto:isainfo@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > > Sent: Thursday, 19 July 2001 20:40
> > > To: [ISAserver.org Discussion List]
> > > Subject: [isalist] Re: New List
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> > > The ads are gone also, though Lists are quite expensive to
> > > keep, therefore i
> > > might eventually introduce adverts again, though this time,
> > > they will be
> > > promoting ISA Server related products and i will leave the
> > > ads at the bottom
> > > of the messages for minimal inconvenience.
> >
> > Why?  They prove nothing, only to annoy most subscribers of 
> the list.
> > You've had at least two offers to host the list - so this
> > should not be
> > an issue!  The problem with advertising on such a widely distributed
> > mailing list is that the advertisements are going to be 
> applicable to
> > some of the list - unless you specifically look for 
> products that the
> > newer staff don't know about, and that haven't been 
> discussed already.
> >
> > I seriously doubt that advertisers will generate any income,
> > and the net
> > result will be that you're sending out *more* data, annoying
> > list users,
> > although you might slightly offset the cost of running the list.
> >
> > I'll stand by the statement that if advertising becomes too
> > inconvenient, I'll either move to another list that doesn't have
> > advertising, or another medium altogether.
> >
> > I would like to ask that if you do decided to put advertising
> > on anyway,
> > before advertising please notify the list with adequate 
> lead time, to
> > either voice opinions again, or to unsubscribe.
> >
> > Anthony.
> >
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