[MUD-Dev] Meta: who dat guy, wot dat web?
J C Lawrence
claw at under.engr.sgi.com
Tue Apr 7 15:33:12 New Zealand Standard Time 1998
On Tue, 7 Apr 1998 12:47:27 PST8PDT
Jon A Lambert<jlsysinc at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
>> From: coder at ibm.net
>> Truth to tell; by simple definition this is an implicitly elitist
>> society. I'm also damned proud of that fact.
> Ok. This is cool. I can still keep my "oppressed huddled masses
> yearning to mud free" card, can't I?
We will have to consult with the thought police on that one.
> When you do make the web pages available, I would assume the
> existence of the list would be announced in Usenet. If so, it might
> be useful to suspend subscription until the "lack of personal
> attacks and flammage" is readily apparent to viewers of archives.
Writing as list owner:
<<Gadzooks I hate typing that.>>
Not immediately. Initially I expect to publicise the list in
the various mailing list lists. Wait until that hubbub dies down, and
then move on to the web-based mailing list lists, until finally
Good point tho. It may be wise to make subscriptions closed for the
first month or so... I won't put that on the web pages tho -- just
have the list refuse subscriptions.
> This might also be an opportunity for you to assess the damage that
> will be inflicted on your machine by hundreds (heh) of ravenous
> archive readers.
Sooth. It is not on a fast link (yet).
> We have had newer members come onto the list in
> the past with both fists up in a usenet attack or defense
> posture. (likely a learned behavior) This is likely to occur more
> JL .wot dat sig go?
<Far be it from me to comment...>
J C Lawrence Internet: claw at null.net
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