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Subject:moderate techwr-l? From:Gail DeCamp <decampg -at- SMTPLINK -dot- NGC -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 5 Jan 1995 16:59:39 PST
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Hello to all.
I don't know about the rest of you, but I am getting awfully tired of
seeing commercial email on this list. I'm also getting tired of seeing
mailer daemons, flame wars, and the odd posting that someone really
meant to send to just one person but mistakenly sent to the list.
A possible solution: I'd like to propose that we think about having
the list moderated. Failing that, it may be possible to alter the list
code to exclude some of the more common problem messages (like mailer
What do you all think?
Speaking from, but not for, Network General Corporation