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Re: No Good deed ... was Re:List abuse? (was...Completely Free)

Emile Tobenfeld wrote:
>and what would have been wrong with a gentle email suggesting this 
>of throwing terms like list abuse around?

Please explain how your posting is better. Is it gentler, and does it 
throwing terms like 'bureaucrat' around?

>This sounds like another case of "No good deed goes unpunished.", which 
>an attitude I prefer to associate with bureaucrats than with experimental 

Perhaps your analysis is flawed:
(quoted from the original posting):
1. "I'm giving ten copies away free ...
2. "... to the next ten people that email the list and write, "send me Zen 
Engine!"  Please do not email my personal address, just the Looper's 

No-one had any concerns with the first (the 'good deed'). The objections 
were aimed at the second, and rightfully so. Do you have any suggestions 
a non-offensive, politically correct synonym for "list abuse"?

In this light, would you care to reformulate your previous posting, this 
time avoiding careless public insults?

Oh.. I can't speak for Rick, but I think I might prefer your reply on-list.

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