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On 06/15/2010 04:21 AM, Tim wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 13:57 -0500, Dale J. Chatham wrote:
>> Had the original admonishment been made in private
> This also comes up from time to time.  It is a good thing to
> occasionally publicly say don't top list, so that more than one person
> sees the information.

  I prefer private communications - those that remind others believe it
is a good thing - I believe they are very wrong.

  (1) I have seldom seen a positive flow coming from these random public
information attempts.

  (2) Furthermore, the chances of genuine education via this are at best
minimal - the signal/noise is of order 0.

  (3) An occasional post by the the list moderators (every 6 months to a
year perhaps) with the subject clearly showing information about forum
guidelines would be far better.

  So please keep it private - the bulk reading this list don't need

  My view ...

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