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From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Mon Jan 11 19:55:12 1999

>Seriously, I haven't been keeping track of off-topicness, but it seemed
>about the same as before (maybe it's gone up a little recently, but not
>solidly since I started). I think you're exaggerating.

I agree, the signal to noise ratio seems to remain about the same, with
occasional peaks, and of course dips. I personally don't see any problems,
especially when people start including 'OT:' at the beginning of the
subject when it starts to drift a bit far off topic. I'd rather have
friendly list that has some off topic messages, rather than a Totalitarian
always on topic list.

The only thing I really care about is that it's pure ASCII, without


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