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Re: MISTAKE: PRIVATE MESSAGE TO NIVEN SINCLAIR/NOT THE SINCLAIR LIST!!!
At 01:51 18/04/01 -0500, you wrote:
>Some list members seem confused about how the list operates.
>Let me explain again. This is not a moderated list.
>There is no moderator. There is no publisher.
>No one decides what to publish. Postings are automatic.
>When a list member sends a message to the list, it goes to the list.
>There is no manual intervention. When it goes, it goes.
>Everybody gets it. There is no going back. It's gone.
>There is nothing I or anyone else can do about it,
>no more than we can make the sun rise in the west.
>The only exceptions are messages which are too long,
>which bounce because of a size limit which is there
>to try to cut down on excess quotations, as we have
>discussed repeatedly in the list.
>That particular message happened to be long enough to set off
>the size limit. And I happened to read it and notice it
>apparently wasn't intended for the list.
>So, Francine, you're in luck. This time.
>But, in general, everyone please try to understand:
>once you send it to the list, it goes to the list.
>Computers do all the work. Nobody intervenes. It's
>gone. It can't be stopped. It can't be taken back.
>Think before you post. Consider who you intend your
> =>> Look at your To: header <<=
>to see who it will go to.
>This has been a word from the list owner. We now return you
>to your irregularly non-scheduled list postings.
>John S. Quarterman
> >I sent a private message earlier today by mistake to firstname.lastname@example.org but
> >it was meant to be a private message to Niven Sinclair. PLEASE DO NOT
> >PUBLISH ON THE SINCLAIR LIST!
> >The message was entitled : Re: Clerks and Robin C. Hilton
> >PLEASE SEE THAT MY MESSAGE DOES NOT GO ON THE LIST!!!
> >Francine B.
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