[At-Large] Weekly posting summary for at-large at atlarge-lists.icann.org
garth.graham at telus.net
Mon Jan 5 14:05:29 UTC 2015
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> wrote:
>> 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 sources)
> there are dozens of ways to filter them out at the recipient level, many of
> 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 mentioned.
> There are many times I have had to filter unwanted senders or subjects from
> 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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