Re: enough already

Subject: Re: enough already
From: Karen Kay <karenk -at- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 1994 17:22:42 -0800

Sally Marquigny said:
> Quite honestly, there are a lot of very intelligent, interested people on
> this list, which means the volume of mail is high compared to most lists.

It's on the high side, but not nearly the highest-volume list I get.

> Lately, the off-topic mail has outnumbered the on-topic mail and is
> incredibly higher than any list I've ever subscribed to.

You have been extremely lucky in your net experience!

> I don't think the
> solution to this problem is to send the concerned parties packing (to take
> over another unsuspecting list, like say, LINGUIST-L? ;).

The list is LINGUIST. No L. Btw, although I *am* a linguist, I have
been in favor of keeping linguistic or pseudo-linguistic topics off
both techwr-l and copyediting-l. There's enough to discuss just about
on-topic stuff!

karenk -at- netcom -dot- com

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