[BALUG-Admin] 2nd BALUG Email Announcement on High Volume Lists?

jim stockford jim@well.com
Mon Feb 11 18:18:20 PST 2008

    michael's observations make sense to me
(speaking as a balug supporter in this case).
    seems to me important to keep a record of
responses if you test the waters by sending
    any howls of pain should be taken seriously.

On Feb 11, 2008, at 5:55 PM, Michael Paoli wrote:

> A) know your audience/list.  I'd think that's probably fine for SF-LUG.
>    I don't know the lists of the others well enough to specifically
>    comment on those.
> B) "reminder" - particularly to other than BALUG list(s) is probably
>    better appreciated and/or tolerated if it's short and sweet - e.g. 
> it
>    can be a very short mention and include a URL to a) the BALUG URL
>    where the information is readily viewable and/or b) URL to the
>    previous publicly archived message that was sent to that
>    group/UG/forum.
> Anyway, just my guestimates/perspective.  Any specific feedback from 
> the
> other lists/forums may be a more useful guide.
> Quoting Andrew Fife <afife@untangle.com>:
>> Hi BALUG Volunteers:
>> What do you guys think about making a 2nd BALUG announcement that 
>> reminds
>> folks of Bruce Peren's talk next week on high volume LUG lists in the
>> area?  Specifically, I am thinking that the talk lists of ACCU, SVLUG,
>> SFLUG and BayPiggies are high enough volume that a reminder may be 
>> seen as
>> helpful (or at a minimum not bother folks).  Does anyone else have any
>> input here?
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