[MUD-Dev] Re: META -- membership

J C Lawrence claw at under.engr.sgi.com
Tue May 5 11:57:49 New Zealand Standard Time 1998

On Tue, 5 May 1998 12:56:17 -0500 
Koster, Raph<rkoster at origin.ea.com> wrote:

> On Tuesday, May 05, 1998 12:30 PM Jay Sax said:

>> Raph's observations about theoreticians have convinced me!

>> I'm outta here to either go build something, or shut up.

> Urgh, my intent was not to chase away all the posters! :) Do, and
> ALSO post!

If I were convinced that the list was proving detrimental to my goals
and purposes for the MUD field, it would be shut down within a
heatbeat.  I'm not convinced.  I am occassionally concerned, but that
is due more to specific projects and individuals than any mass
effect.  (If you're concerned whether I'm referring to you, don't be.
If I were I'd have already emailed you directly on this).

Idle observations:

Since the list went public this weekend we've gained ~20 new members,
a growth of just over 20%.  None have attepted to post, or have
requested posting authority (not surprised).  The list archives are
being hit fairly lightly (surprise) for a total of 183 unique inbound
IP addresses (roughly %20 look close enough in IP values to be users
from the same ISP/site (members of the same subnet)), with 92 total
addresses within the last two days.

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