minor list changes

Eric Smith eric at brouhaha.com
Sun Mar 6 12:21:43 CST 2005

Jay wrote:
> if you run a mail server you need to be a good net citizen about it.

Michael wrote:
> What makes you think that you have the right to impose your elitism on the
> rest of the world?

He isn't.  He's imposing his standards on this mailing list, in order
to solve a particular problem.  He's even indicated that he's willing
to make some provision to accomodate people who have said that they
will be inconvenienced, though he's not able to do so immediately.

If you are unable to run your mail server with sufficent uptime to
meet Jay's definition of "good net citizen", or don't wish to do so,
you're free to start your own mailing list, since as you yourself have
said (in capital letters, no less) you have "SOVEREIGNTY".

> Just because you are rich and snobby enough to have
> gobs of bandwidth and redundant servers and all that, why in the hell
> should everyone else?

That's completely uncalled for.


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