On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, Sarah Standiford wrote:
> --You wrote "the average level of clue among list moderators
> has not only fallen severely over recent years, but the
> awareness that they need clue has dropped as well."
> Good point. And I think that pretty much goes for every d---n
> thing in the US these days.
Why so much pessimism about new and unskilled list admins? We
all had to learn the ropes once. I don't begrudge anyone who's
willing to try... I've helped start about a half dozen spin-offs
from one list that I run. In my humble opinion, small specialty
topics are one of the things mailing lists handle very well.
- murr -