Thu, 16 Mar 2000 12:27:32 -0800
From: Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]>
> Ugh, here we go again.
> The consensus of Team-ers has been that this list is _open_,
> i.e., that it does not require you to be a member in order to
> post. That leaves us open to occasional spam, like this.
> The general feeling is that the occasional spam is worth it
> so that this Ada community is open to all.
> Please, Team-ers, don't waste our time and bandwidth reacting
> to spam. We've had spam/no-spam tirades on this list that have
> gone on MUCH longer than the spam. The spam is irritating, but
> the spammer will never see the complaint, because these spammer
> programs run on autopilot, cruising for open lists.
> Only the
> Team-ers will read the complaintys, so that is more irritating
> than the spam.
...but in this case, I didn't think it was irritating -- I thought it
was a funny joke! (A play on an earlier post in response to job
So _I_ laughed, anyway... :-)
> > By the way, Team-Ada is not Rain-Forest.Com
> > Isnt there a more appropriate place to sell seedlings !!
> > dscm
Senior Software Engineer
Development Solutions Business Unit
UNIX Suites Group
Aloha, OR, USA