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Re: [vox] subject line (was on vox-tech: Suggestions....?



Apologies to everyone.


On Fri, 2003-06-20 at 23:10, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> Here here...
> 
> Pretend you're a journalist writing a headline for a news article and
> you'll be fine.  I personally like pretending I'm Peter Parker, but
> Clarke Kent is also a good choice.  Your choices are quite limited if
> you're a woman, but I happen to like Lois Lane's spunkiness.
> 
> Is this e-mail gonna get archived?  Oh man...
> 
> -Mark
> 
> 
> On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> 
> > hi richard,
> >
> > try not to send an email to vox with a subject of "suggestion" or "a
> > question" or "help".
> >
> > every email is archived.  people actually search these archives, not
> > only through the vox-tech mailing lists, but through google which really
> > does index our pages.
> >
> > by naming your email "suggestion" you're depriving people who have the
> > same question in the future of an answer.  by the same token, you're
> > making the person who answers your question possibly answer it twice.
> >
> > here are subjects you should stay away from:
> >
> > help
> > a question
> > a newbie question
> > a simple question
> > suggestion
> > recommendations
> > BUSINESS PROPOSAL
> > linux
> > microsoft
> > samba
> > a problem
> > i have a problem
> >
> >
> > there are *always* exceptions to a rule of thumb, but a good rule of
> > thumb that is a first order approximation to truth is your subjects
> > should never be a single word.   :-)
> >
> > thanks,
> > pete
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu 19 Jun 03,  3:22 PM, Richard Crawford <rscrawford@mossroot.com> said:
> > > Let's say I have 2 servers with identical directory structures like this:
> > >
> > > SERVER I
> > > =====================
> > > DIRECTORY A
> > > |-> SUBDIRECTORY 1
> > > |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2
> > > |   |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2a
> > > |   |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2b
> > > DIRECTORY B
> > > |-> SUBDIRECTORY 1
> > > |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2
> > > |   |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2a
> > > |   |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2b
> >
> > snip
> >
> > --
> > GPG Instructions: http://www.dirac.org/linux/gpg
> > GPG Fingerprint: B9F1 6CF3 47C4 7CD8 D33E 70A9 A3B9 1945 67EA 951D
> > On Thu 19 Jun 03,  3:22 PM, Richard Crawford <rscrawford@mossroot.com> said:
> > > Let's say I have 2 servers with identical directory structures like this:
> > >
> > > SERVER I
> > > =====================
> > > DIRECTORY A
> > > |-> SUBDIRECTORY 1
> > > |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2
> > > |   |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2a
> > > |   |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2b
> > > DIRECTORY B
> > > |-> SUBDIRECTORY 1
> > > |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2
> > > |   |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2a
> > > |   |-> SUBDIRECTORY 2b
> >
> > snip
> > _______________________________________________
> > vox-tech mailing list
> > vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> > http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech
> >
-- 
--
Slainte,
Richard S. Crawford
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