[At-Large] Weekly posting summary for at-large at atlarge-lists.icann.org
Antonio Medina Gómez
amedinagomez at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 15:58:44 UTC 2015
+1 Tom Lowenhaupt
2015-01-05 10:54 GMT-05:00 Thomas Lowenhaupt <toml at communisphere.com>:
> What irks me (and unnecessarily fills my email box) about ICANN/ISOC lists
> is the flow of congratulatory emails that go to the entire list. Yes, it's
> great that XYZ was appointed to the ABC Working Group, but why tell me that
> you're congratulating him? A personal email seems far more personal and
> Tom Lowenhaupt
> On 1/5/2015 9:05 AM, Garth Graham wrote:
>> I actually enjoy a gentle reminder that all list serve participation
>> follows a power law distribution where 20% of participants supply 80% of
>> the traffic.
>> On Jan 4, 2015, at 4:13 PM, Evan Leibovitch <evan at telly.org> wrote:
>>> On 2 January 2015 at 17:16, Subrenat, Jean-Jacques <jjs at dyalog.net>
>>>> Dear Colleagues,
>>>> my request is to be unsubscribed ONLY from the "Weekly posting summary"
>>>> established by T. Narten, not from other elements on the At-Large lists
>>>> (this is in answer to Seun's remark).
>>> As Thomas said, that's not possible. You're on the list or off it.
>>> The available options are:
>>> 1) Thomas' automated system stops generating the messages
>>> 2) A brand new list is created specifically for statistics, and those who
>>> want it can opt in.
>>> 3) The status quo maintains; if there are individuals who don't like
>>> specific posts to the ALAC list (whether from Thomas or any other
>>> there are dozens of ways to filter them out at the recipient level, many
>>> which can be heavily automated (ie, in Gmail and Hotmail). Olivier has
>>> already offered some helpful pointers.
>>> My clear preference is for (3), in part because of the Carlton
>>> There are many times I have had to filter unwanted senders or subjects
>>> mailing lists to which I am subscribed. Of these situations, Thomas'
>>> automated statistics posts are by far the most benign I have encountered.
>>> This is not spam and it is not without purpose to anyone. I for one see
>>> value in them, IMO the onus of dealing with unwanted mail of this sort is
>>> at the end of the recipient, not the sender.
>>> - Evan
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Antonio Medina Gómez
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