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X-To: Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2000 12:27:32 -0800
Reply-To: Mark Lundquist <[log in to unmask]>
From: Mark Lundquist <[log in to unmask]>
In-Reply-To: Message from Michael Feldman <[log in to unmask]> of "Thu, 16 Mar 2000 13:39:18 EST." <[log in to unmask]>
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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.

All true...

> 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
postings).

So _I_ laughed, anyway... :-)

> >
> >  By the way, Team-Ada is not Rain-Forest.Com
> >
> >  Isnt there a more appropriate place to sell seedlings !!
> >
> > dscm

--

Mark Lundquist
Senior Software Engineer
Rational Software
Development Solutions Business Unit
UNIX Suites Group
Aloha, OR, USA

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