Engineer(2) on Fri, 1 Oct 1999 11:47:58 -0400 (EDT)

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RE: [Plug] PLUG Meeting Subject-Suggestion!!

It appears to me that the subscribed members of this group are as well
qualified as outsiders to clog this mailing with irrelevant discourse (see

PLUG is one of the better known Linux groups in the country. I hear about it
from people on both coasts. At the meetings everyone seems to be excited by
the group's growth. If we are going to embrace this concept, then it would
seem to me that barring outside contact to this group would be

Hopefully I'll see you all on the 6th.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Michael W. Ryan []
> Sent:	Friday, October 01, 1999 11:23 AM
> To:
> Subject:	Re: [Plug] PLUG Meeting Subject-Suggestion!!
> On Fri, 1 Oct 1999, adam wrote:
> > And 47% of statistics are made up on the spot.
> > Most mailing lists that I have been on do not allow posts
> > from non-members.  and for good reason.
> Look, the point is that it varies.  There are good reasons to limit
> postings and good reasons not to limit postings.  Generally, I find that
> for support type mailing lists, it's preferable to not limit postings.
> This allows people to post a single question to the list (with a request
> to include their direct address in responses) without having to subscribe
> to the list itself and be subject to its regular traffic.
> I really don't see a need for the PLUG list to limit the subscriptions at
> this time.  We've had only very occaisional problems of this nature, and
> this doesn't warrant limiting postings.
> Michael W. Ryan, MCP, MCT     | OTAKON 1999
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