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Subject:Re: Daily Messages From:"Parker, Cassandra M. (EXCH)" <CMPARKER -at- INTERMEDIA -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 26 Aug 1997 16:06:33 -0400
I agree with Alexander, it may seem like a lot of nonsense at times but
I feel fortunate to be a part of the list. At my previous job (where I
was employed for almost 18 years) we were not given the opportunity to
participate in such an open line of communication as this list. I
almost feel as if I'm traveling around the world when I can communicate
back and forth with other professionals.
Simply do as I do -- try to funnel through and pick out what you want to
read and what you don't want to read (or get tired of.) I categorize by
Subject when I get ready to read.
I really appreciated reading about CTS because this is something that
can (if it hasn't already) affect all writers, typist, and
computer/mouse users. My profession is in computers/writing/desktop
publishing and now that I am starting to feel pain in my mouse/writing
hand, I have been very concerned. I have seen a doctor but some of the
information I obtained from this list (concerning CTS) would not have
been received from my doctor or in simple conversation. Again, I read
the replies, take in what I can use and that info. I don't want to use,
I discard but at least the information is available for me to decide.
THANKS, TECHWR-L subscribers for interesting topics on health, the job
market, relocation, writing tips, etc.
>From: Alexander Von_obert[SMTP:avobert -at- TWH -dot- MSN -dot- SUB -dot- ORG]
>Sent: Thursday, August 21, 1997 2:30 PM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: Daily Messages
>* Antwort auf eine Nachricht von jag -at- RAHUL -dot- NET an All am 21.08.97
>jj> From: Jim Gardner <jag -at- RAHUL -dot- NET>
>jj> Arnold Colodner <arnold_colodner -at- MAIL -dot- STIL -dot- SCITEX -dot- COM> wrote:
>jj> > Sometimes I can open my email in the morning and find
>jj> about 100
>jj> > messages. If I am away for a long weekend, the list is so
>jj> much longer.
>jj> > Too few of the messages are useful and helpful. Most are
>jj> not. WHY?
>jj> So why not just switch to the DIGEST version?
>At TECHWR-L you are "lucky" that you could do that. I defenitely *deny* the
> digest function to the users of my mailing lists (send a message to
> info -at- twh -dot- msn -dot- sub -dot- org for more info about them). My motives are simple: You
> cannot take part in any discussions if you get the digest. Don't expect me
> read *any* message with a "digest of..." subject.
>Simply solve the problem and do not look for a work-around: Get an e-mail
> editor with filter functions like Eudora (http://www.qualcomm.com, freeware
> for several platforms). Then all messages from every mailing list you
> are sorted into separate folders for every mailing list.
>I get some 300 messages a day in some 10 mailing lists and have no problems
> cope with them: I read perhaps 20 messages, answer 5 and let all expire
> a few days.
>Greetings from Germany,
>Alexander von Obert, Urbanstr. 2, 90480 Nuernberg, Germany
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