[pcductape] Re: Why do we have so many places to post to??

  • From: Lisa Schnepf <lars2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 10:45:28 -0500

Thanks, Vic.
 
  The adds don't bother me, anyway.  I was just wondering why we have to
have another list for off-topic stuff.  Sandi pretty much answered that
question. 
 
Lisa

-----Original Message-----
From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Victor Firestone
Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2004 9:48 AM
To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Why do we have so many places to post to??


Lisa,

The more mail there is going back and forth and the bigger the mails
[attachments and HTML] the more bandwidth and processing power needed by
the servers of the list - both those translate directly to $$$$ for the
owners of those servers - yahoo and topica and others pay for this in
part by adding ads - whereas freelists does not - it comes out of their
pocket.

IMHO - fair enough

Lisa Schnepf wrote:


Pam,



  Why does Freelist frown on offtopic posts?  Why do they care? I've

seen some lists close down because of that, and it makes no sense to me.

Why do they care what we talk about on our lists?



Lisa



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