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Re: Attempts at establishing harmful conventions

2004-11-30 17:20:47

At 7:10 PM -0500 11/30/04, Keith Moore wrote:
users are lazy - they will sometimes reply to a message just as an easy way to get the same recipient list, even if the topics are different. often they don't even change the subject.

Barring Bayesian analysis, I think we're SOL if they don't change the subject.

But if they do change the subject, and one slavishly follows IRT anyway, how is that A Good Thing?
Where are we going, and why are we in this handbasket?