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Subject: Re: Moderating and off-topic posts
From: Marc . Haber-lists @ gmx . de (Marc Haber)
Organization: posting from University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Date: Mon, 03 May 1999 16:02:06 GMT
To: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
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On Sun, 2 May 1999 07:49:57 +0200, you wrote:
>A small number of contributors enjoy engaging in repartee via the list,
>generally on issues which have nothing much to do with the subject matter,
>which is journalism and the Internet.

Just a quick question: Does your list specify the list address in the
Reply-To: field?

I have made the experience that requiring users to take specific
action if they want to reply in the public forum tremendously reduces
the off-topic chatter.


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