Could someone make the list do the [cctalk] thing in the subject line?

Pete Turnbull pete at
Tue Nov 17 18:12:25 CST 2015

On 17/11/2015 20:32, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Nov 2015, Al Kossow wrote:
>> Yes, they were two separate lists at one point, then someone decided
>> to start forwarding messages between the two

I don't think so.  I was one of the first few dozen subscribers and my 
recollection matches Fred's:

> If I recall correctly (unrefreshed dynamic wetware RAM), it was not two
> separate lists.  CCTECH was a subset of CCTALK.  CCTECH was to be
> ON-topic ONLY, with CCTALK quite a bit looser, to be able to devolve
> into determining location from ham radio callsigns, etc.  Everything
> posted to CCTECH was echoed on CCTALK.  A participant needed only to
> subscribe to one list, depending on how tolerant they wanted to be about
> off-topic tangents.

At the risk of resurrecting yet another old topic, do we really need 
both lists?

(Sorry, Jay, I know you already put a lot of effort in and don't have 
time for this :-))


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