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Re: can we split up the List?
>To: "Obin Olson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>From: "Doyt W. Echelberger" <Doyt@nwonline.net>
>Subject: Re: can we split up the List?
>Sure we can split up the list. No problem.
>But each of us has to do it his or her own way, at the level of the
computer in front of you.
>Each of us has the right to filter the list according to any criteria that
is pleasing and nourishing for that individual. Each lister has the right
to acquire software and configure it to filter according to whatever needs
and priorities the individual has, and whatever financial and intellectual
resources that person can assemble.
>But there probably isn't any way Dan can split up the list so that each of
the thousand members will benefit and agree.
>And if self-designed filters aren't possible or convenient for someone or
some group, then they can come up with another solution that benefits them.
But imposing someone's narrow and personal filtering criteria on everyone
would probably reduce content variety and value beyond what most listers
have come to appreciate.
>At 03:52 PM 7/16/1999 PDT, you wrote:
>>I think it would be cool if the list had different sections, like, 80q's,
>>4000q's, 200's etc....has anyone thought of this yet?
>>if it was like that it would be smaller, AND you would know that you were
>>talking to the right people, like people that have the same car as
>>you.....just a thought....
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