Re: Message Confirmation?? Let's get the facts straight

Subject: Re: Message Confirmation?? Let's get the facts straight
From: David Ibbetson <ibbetson -at- IDIRECT -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 22:28:48 -0400

Matthew Hicks writes:
>My experience with the listserv is that it
>takes it no more than a minute or two to respond to commands, so it should
>take no longer than that to look at the message and send a copy of it back
>to the return address.

This is only true for those of us who are permanently on-line. I'm not.
Unless there are only a small handful like me I am opposed to requiring
message confirmations unless we are going to be plagued by frequent fake
messages are.

I presume a side-advantage would be the elimination of offers of cheap journals.

"Men must be taught as if you taught them not,
And things unknown proposed as things forgot." -- Pope
David Ibbetson, 133 Wilton St, #506, Toronto, M5A 4A4
ibbetson -at- idirect -dot- com (416)363-6692 fax (416)363-4987
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