On 6/16/02 10:37 PM, "Brent Chapman" <Brent@greatcircle.com> wrote:
> I have now defined it, so that those users who want it can enable it.
> Those that don't, like Chuq and myself, can stick with the default,
> which disables it.
Fair enough. I don't care if others want it. I do care if they feel they can
force it on those that don't want it because they do.
>> Otherwise, why be such a grouch about it?
> Probably has something to do with hockey season being over... :-)
No, it's having fought this fight dozens of times over the years on various
lists, and knowing that every time I survey ALL of the users, and not just
those demanding I add these bloody subject line flags, that the % of users
who actually want it will be under 15% of the total subscribers. But that
15% feels they're preference overrides the much larger group that DOESN'T
It's a squeaky wheel thing. Like most other humans, list admins don't want
justice, they want quiet. So squeaky wheels tend to get what they squeak
for. And to even the tally, I got squeaky back.
Chuq Von Rospach, Architech
email@example.com -- http://www.chuqui.com/
He doesn't have ulcers, but he's a carrier.