Challenge-Responses (was: Re: Oversized Sigs/Rudimentary Web Design)
From: Alan Connor (zzzzzz_at_xxx.yyy)
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 17:55:24 GMT
On 30 Apr 2004 09:58:42 GMT, Frank Slootweg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Alan Connor <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 29 Apr 2004 15:33:22 GMT, Frank Slootweg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Don Kelloway <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> "Alan Connor" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>>>> You can fit a lot of information in four lines. 99.999% of the
>>>>> people on the Usenet have no problems with 4 lines.
>>> Not that I am an AC-fan...
>> <shock> Tell me it isn't so!!
>>>(OTOH, aren't most fans AC-fans? :-)),
>> <chuckle> Good one.
>>>but in this respect AC is right. The GNKSA
>>>(Good Net-Keeping Seal of Approval,
>>> see <http://www.gnksa.org/), the standard which is honored by most
>>> newsreader authors and users, says this on the subject:
>> Thanks Frank. I seem to have misjudged you. Sorry.
> No problem, Alan! We just happen to agree on this subject (sig-size)
> and disagree on others (most notably CR systems in general and yours in
Why mine in particular? Of all of the variations I am aware of, it is
easiest on the person trying to contact me (they don't have to re-send
their mail) and sends out the fewest CRs...
> but that is no problem. There is no rule on Usenet which
> says that we should always agree. OTOH, I disapprove of your method of
> calling your CR-'opponents' idiots, spammers, etc..
Well....*most* of them keep repeating the same questions, based
upon misconceptions about modern CR systems, over-and-over.
So they are either idiots or someone very desperate to discredit
these systems, and since spammers can't beat them, it is more
than logical to assume they are spammers: Idiots can't operate
> That* only make
> *you* look bad. I.e. discuss things in a reasonable way or just (try to?
> -)) ignore the postings/responses.
I've been getting better at that, as I'm sure you've noticed.
> hope this feedback is of some use
> to you. Please be assured that it is well meant. Thanks.
It is good advice, and I *am* trying to follow it.
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