locked Re: Talking about quoting threads in the blindness community


Gene
 

Thank you. I don't want to clutter the list with thank you messages so I'll thank those who write now and are complimentary in advance and I'll thank everyone again later but I won't respond with thank you messages on list to every message that is positive.
Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Angelo Sonnesso
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2020 2:39 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Talking about quoting threads in the blindness community

Hi Gene,
You are doing fine.
You will always find someone who has nothing better to do than criticize
Thanks for all you do.

73 N2DYN Angelo

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Gene
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2020 2:02 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Talking about quoting threads in the blindness
community

Though you aren't aware of it I would imagine, the list has been gradually
increasing its members over time. If this list starts to decline and the
reason may be me, I'll consider appointing another owner. Laaz would make a

good owner. He is now the moderator. I put the well-being of the list
above whether I am owner. I am pleased to serve as owner. If that becomes
detrimental to the list, I'll step down if I am convinced that is the right
thing to do. I am not list owner for my ego. I'm list owner because I was
asked to be and people generally approved.

Now, if you wish to continue to insult me and show your disdain for how the
list is run, please do so on the chat list, where almost anything is allowed

to be discussed.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: joseph hudson
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:49 AM
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Talking about quoting threads in the blindness
community

Well I think he would've made an issue out of it if they were over 71
messages in the thread and what was being discussed was no longer relevant
to the current subject line. And I just had to go back to my trash folder
and I found the thread, and that thread his head 71 messages probably plus
yes, I no you talk about not being guilty of changing subject lines but I
think after a while he would've come forward and requested the change. Oh
well it's your list it'll fall apart just like others that I've been a part
of have. It's OK.
On Aug 27, 2020, at 12:37 AM, Gene <gsasner@gmail.com> wrote:

No, Carlos never strictly enforced that rule. I remember a message where
he said it would be a good thing if people change subject lines if the
discussion changes in a thread but that it is so common that this isn't
done that he wouldn't stricgtlhy enforce it. He even said that he is
guilty of not changing subject lines himself.

I believe he would change a subject line off and on. he may have reminded
list members that it would be a good thing if they did but as I said, he
never made much of an issue about it.
Gene
-----Original Message----- From: joseph hudson
Sent: Thursday, August 27, 2020 12:10 AM
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Talking about quoting threads in the blindness
community

Hi Brian, I'm fully aware of the functionality of groups.io. That's not
the point. I was interested in the discussion at hand. And I know one of
Carlos's rules was to keep subject lines on topic especially whenever I
came to the tech talk group.
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On Aug 26, 2020, at 11:58 PM, Brian Vogel <britechguy@gmail.com> wrote:

Let's not forget that at the bottom of each and every message that
arrives from Groups.io, whether individual messages or in digests, is the
Mute this topic link. If a topic is no longer of interest, which can
happen, that's what it's there for.

Anyone can also set up topic preview for any Groups.io group, if they're
willing to log in to their Groups.io account to do so. Controlling the
Messages You Receive via E-Mail from Groups.io (docx). This can be very,
very handy on high-traffic groups where it's a select few topics that you
really have an interest in.

Those using any service owe it to themselves to become familiar with the
features offered, and Groups.io gives individual users a far greater
degree of control than many.

--
Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041
Always remember that computers are just glorified light bulbs - they
rarely fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.
~ Technician with the username Computer Bloke, on Technibble.com




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