I'm drinking from a firehouse on this list and don't know if someone
Users want to be able to refuse all mail from anyone they don't know.
This is from personal experience and is probably more important for the
very young and some very old email users.
There has been one thread on "explicitly forming relationships" that is
related to this particular goal.
At 01:59 PM 2/2/2004, ipeter(_at_)bigpond(_dot_)net(_dot_)au wrote:
And one more..
Users want to be able receive mail from people they dont know.
----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Crowley <paul(_at_)ciphergoth(_dot_)org>
Date: Monday, February 2, 2004 6:29 pm
Subject: Re: user-visible goals
> Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui(_at_)plaidworks(_dot_)com> writes:
> > On Feb 1, 2004, at 8:31 PM, Keith Moore wrote:
> > > Who said users were realistic? We're talking about what users
> want,> > not what they can get.
> > Maybe you are. I'm looking to find what we can build, not what
> we can
> > promise.
> That's true, but it can be useful first to noodle on what mail system
> users would ideally prefer, and only second to consider what of those
> goals we can deliver, and to what extent.
> I would say also
> -- Users want messages delivered ASAP.
> -- Users are particularly keen to have almost instantaneous delivery
> of short messages where possible (for IM like applications)
> -- Users want to know which messages are in response to which and what
> discussions they form part of.
> __ Paul Crowley
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