[dragaera] Not to be a jerk....

Raellew at aol.com Raellew at aol.com
Mon Jun 10 10:14:55 PDT 2002

I really do second whoever suggested using [dragaera] in the subject line. 
[List Name Here] seems standard practice, and it helps to separate out the 

In a message dated 6/10/02, starshadw at aol.com writes:

>Ummmm.....I have to ask:  What exactly were you (and others who have 
>complained about the number of Emails) expecting?  It -is- a mailing list, 
>after all.  Did you simply think you would only get one or two Emails per 
>week?  Per day?  And what would make you think that?  I haven't seen a 
>mailing list yet that had that few Emails: probably because the few that did 

>ended up closing down due to lack of interest.

Well, yes. I've seen plenty of lists that get only a few emails a week -- a 
few emails a *month* -- and was expecting this to be one of them. I'm happy 
it isn't.

In a message dated 6/10/02, Rachael Lininger writes:

>Hmm. You're using AOL, so what applies to everyone else probably won't 
>apply to you. I'd suggest checking with AOL about mail filtering.
>If you have some method available for sorting spam out into separate
>folders, you could sort out "dragaera at dragaera.info" posts that aren't
>Steve. And if Steve hasn't quoted sufficiently, you can check the
>previous emails in the archive.

The best you can do with AOL is make a list of addresses you *can* receive 
mail from, or a list of addresses you *can't* receive mail from. It isn't 
terribly useful. I remember when I first got online, lo these many years ago, 
I tried putting every single address I got spam from on the second list. Heh. 
Shockingly, it didn't work.