> > There are currentlyso many possible addresses to use for requests:
> > listserv, listproc, majordomo, intermail, foo-request to name a few.
> > Only one of these naming conventions is software independent, so I
> > think we should try to make "foo-request" the norm.
> There's no question that what you suggest is the better, more elegant,
> more "correct" approach. But what's happening in the real world is
> that list managers are using the software name as the address, and
> folks are writing books announcing it, [...] others are writing front ends
> that know what commands to use for each software, and for a few folks
> to try to change it at this time is just, forgive the expression,
> pissing into the wind.
None of these efforts involves more than a "few folks". Maybe they're
all pissing into the wind, but it's not true that a few people can't
make a difference....as long as it doesn't turn into a pissing contest!