At 23:31 -0800 2/9/2001, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
>On 2/9/01 1:50 PM, "James M Galvin" <email@example.com> wrote:
>>I prefer mailing lists over all other related technologies. The
>>principal reason for this is that it is push technology and I really
>>like having everything in my local environment.
>And there's nothing wrong with that. However, there's a huge variability
>from person to person just how much they're willing to have pushed before it
>starts bothering them, and that's a big problem with mail lists. Those of us
>with high tolerances and/or smart filtering systems in the client have
>trouble understanding those that don't -- but it's a valid issue that has to
>be kept in consideration. Simply saying "learn to filter your mail" isn't
Being on a list is a responsibility as much as it is a privilege. If
the subscriber doesnt know about e-mail client basics such as, say,
filters in Eudora, certainly the user knows about unsubscribing as it
is rather similar to subscribing. A well-written welcome message goes
a long way.
At 15:33 -0800 2/11/2001, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
>I've recently switched from Eudora to Microsoft Entourage, and it actually
>has some features to handle mail lists. It has some support for the new
>list-* headers, allows you to define rules for when something comes from a
>given mail list, and some other stuff. A nice start, and I find it a step
>forward from Eudora.
I was wondering what Eudora specifically cannot do in this respect?
"Who messed with my anti-paranoia shot?"