Kjetil Torgrim Homme <email@example.com> writes:
> 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.
Here's one reason I used to give for not depending on "foo-request."
Back in the Dark Ages when I started using this email stuff, lots of
systems would truncate addresses that were longer than 8 characters.
"-request" is 8 characters long, by itself. Is that still a problem??
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