[Balug-Admin] BALUG Event Announcement Emails
Wed Nov 21 17:01:58 PST 2007
That's an excellent proposal, I completely agree with it, and I do
share Rick's annoyance with postings from other groups, while I may be
subscribed to them already.
On Nov 19, 2007 8:41 PM, Rick Moen <email@example.com> wrote:
> Quoting Andrew Fife (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > The problem is that other LUGs mailing lists are a great way for BALUG to
> > get the word out and abandoning them will make it quit difficult to let
> > folks know about all of the great speakers we have lined up for 2008.
> What I suggested, specifically, is (1) doing a one-time posting calling
> LUG members' attention to BALUG's currently exceptional slate of
> upcoming speakers.
> And then, from that point forward, (2) post to other LUGs' mailing lists
> "About BALUG" reminders no more than _quarterly_, suggesting signup at
> BALUG's very-low-traffic, announce mailing list, via
> http://lists.balug.org/listinfo.cgi/balug-announce-balug.org , to
> receive timely meeting announcements + other BALUG news.
> If people know of BALUG's existence, of balug-announce's ease of
> signup, and of the latter's very low traffic, and choose not to
> subscribe, then blitzing their LUG mailing lists anyway because it's
> a "great way to get the word out" is rude.
> And remains that way even where LUG leaders give their OK.
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