Re: Names on the Internet/Computers
rodney w. bidinger (rwbidin@ALW.NIH.GOV)
Tue, 12 Nov 1996 15:11:48 -0500
Bob Myers replied to my posting:
>I believe your premise may be incorrect. 6 months ago when the subject
>came up, there WAS a predominance of opinion for last initial only.
This >time around, I think a count of the responses, at least the ones I
saw, >would show a fairly even division. I hope this indicates that, as
more light >is shed on the internet, people are getting over some of
there fears of the
>dark. I don't think any of our eagles are in ANY danger from their
I agree they are not in ANY danger and I also feel that last names on
the internet will not hurt our scouts. The point I was trying to make
is we need to be consistent in our actions so as not to confuse those
who have been seeking our assistance.
Then Cheryl wrote:
>I thought that as a subscription list, it was only available to subscribers?
my answer is whose to say everyone on this list is a scouter whether Boy
Scouts, Girl Scouts, Girl Guides, etc. there is no proof required to
join this list unlike Arrow-L where you have to be an arrowman in order
to "qualify" to join the list.
I didn't really want to open this thread again. It was just an
observance that was niggling me and me being the type who states what's
on his mind. That is why I sent it to the group.
I still enjoy this maillisting.
Yours In Scouting,
Rod Bidinger, CM, Pack 1111
Dist. Trng. Staff, National Pike Dist., Baltimore Area Council
Eagle Scout Class 1969, Detroit Area Council
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City