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From:  James Womack
Date:  Sat May 16, 1998  2:53 am
Subject:  Re: Question To The List

On Fri, 15 May 1998 13:14:59 +0100 Valerie Sutton
>>When someone writes to the list, a message should tell them that it
>is SignWriting specific.
>>Just a suggestion. J B
>Thank you, everyone, for your good suggestions :-)
>Actually, it was the message about Frank Sinatra dying that surprised
>me. Of course I am sorry to hear of Frank Sinatra's passing. The posting

>itself did not seem to come from someone subscribed to the list. It was
>a group called DEAF ENTERTAINMENT. And the message did not seem to be
>related to any deafness issues that I could see.

Uh, Val, thsi was what we call spamming. Now that you're
a list you're going to see periodic annoucnements like that
from time to time. Remember what iw as telling you about
my disgust with the porno stuff that shows up in my AOL
mailbox? Well, that Deaf Entertainment thing is the same type
of indiscriminate broadcast. It a bane of being on the net.
You're in the big leagues now, unfortunately.

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