I hope you removed the link to this jerk's site from your homepage! And thank
you for making him unwelcome here-- It should be much easier now to carry on
with business, without his annoying flames and insults!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com
> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Paul J. Lucas
> Sent: Wednesday, January 13, 1999 1:16 PM
> To: Multiple recipients of list
> Subject: [SWISH-E] SWISH++ list (was: SWISH-E Posting Policy)
> On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Roy Tennant wrote:
> > 1. All messages must relate to SWISH-Enhanced or issues related to the
> > development or implementation of it.
> Later on Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Roy Tennant also wrote:
> > SWISH++ is no longer an appropriate topic on this list unless the message
> > refers to it in relation to SWISH-Enhanced. Again, all messages must
> > relate to SWISH-E -- *not* a completely separate and unrelated (except in
> > name and some functionality) software product.
> I have set up a separate SWISH++ discussion list. The list is
> hosted via Postdoc, a web-based collaborative environment (that
> I also have been developing for the past couple of years, i.e.,
> my "day job.") This version of Postdoc is also a newer version
> that the version already in massive use, so I'm testing it out
> by hosting SWISH++ here.
> Anyone can view the SWISH++ "folder" via the URL:
> Please take the time to read the material there and learn a bit
> about the Postdoc environment. From the submission policy:
> Discussion of SWISH++, its features, use, and
> implementation are welcome. Additionally,
> discussion on broader topics, such as indexing
> and searching in general and web interfaces for
> searching, are also welcome. (The topic must
> have something to do with indexing and
> searching, however.)
> It is hoped that this will be an
> intellectually-stimulating discussion list
> rather than merely being about clueless newbies
> who can't RTFM to get the software installed
> and working.
> If Roy wants to have a myopic mailing list devoted primarily to
> newbies who couldn't compile a piece of software to save their
> lives or know a user manual if they sat on one, that's his
> Note to Roy: I realize this violates your policy so I'll save
> you the trouble of warning me in private e-mail and send e-mail
> to myself admonishing me. You most likely won't hear another
> peep out of me, though. Have a nice day.
> - Paul
> P.S.: If you are interested in the Postdoc software itself, it
> is in the process of undergoing licensing so that it will be
> available free of charge to the public having terms very
> similar to the GNU General Public License. This could take a
> while, however. After all, this is the federal government
> we're talking about.
Received on Wed Jan 13 15:29:37 1999