Re: SCOUTS-L Digest/SIG Files
Michael F. Bowman (mfbowman@CAP.GWU.EDU)
Wed, 7 Dec 1994 20:11:24 -0500
On Wed, 7 Dec 1994, Edward J. Wurtz, J.D. wrote:
> Would the posters to this list please consider not including their
> signature files (which can be quite long!) to their postings. I get
> SCOUTS-L in digest form and it just makes the perusing of the material
> that much longer with the multi-line signature files.
> I really like this list, it is relatively flameproof and fun to read.
Patience and tolerance please. Many subscribers receive their mail
without headers and have no idea of the return address without the
signature line, forcing them to answer private mail on the list, which
takes up more of your time. The signature block in some cases is the only
place where a name shows up - I find it a lot easier to respond to a name
than an AOL or COMPUSERV account number. When you signed on, Jon sent you
a guide for using the list and in it he has suggested a short signature
block for each of us to help in communication. And I think you'll find
many of the signature blocks aren't that long, although I think Mike
Walton may hold the record :). I would encourage all to make use of a
Speaking only for myself in the Scouting Spirit, Michael F Bowman
Used to be a Beaver, National Capital Area Council, B.S.A.
mfbowman@CAP.GWU.EDU (mfbowman@CAPACCESS.ORG after 12/13/94)
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City