On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 10:19:57AM -0500, Melinda Shore wrote:
Well, no, I don't agree with that last bit, in the
sense that I don't think "replied on the mailing list"
really means the same thing as "participated."
I think we're in agreement. All I'm suggesting is that there's no _a
priori_ way of knowing whether someone is participating, except by
looking at the lists. Therefore, we can't dismiss postings from
people we don't know on the grounds we don't know them. This means
that those "driving by" have to be tolerated, I think.
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