***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Peter makes a key point: we should all use "sensible [and descriptive] subject lines" so that people can quickly decide if the particular thread or discussion warrants their attention. Michael Reed >From: Peter Flom <[log in to unmask]> >Reply-To: Peter Flom <[log in to unmask]> >To: [log in to unmask] >Subject: Re: Socnet's Discussion Rules >Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 11:13:20 -0500 > >***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > >I also agree. I am on some lists where the policy is to reply to the >sender only, and others >where the policy is to respond to the list. The latter seems much more >useful. If people use >sensible subject lines, it is easy to delete things one is not >interested in. > >The problem with 'respond to the querier and have them summarize' is >that >a) The querirer may not do it and >b) If he/she does, what he/she thinks is most important may not be what >you think is most important. > >Also, it is interesting and informative to read the discussions; it's a >great way to learn. > >All that's just my opinion, of course > >Peter > > >Peter L. Flom, PhD >Assistant Director, Statistics and Data Analysis Core >Center for Drug Use and HIV Research >National Development and Research Institutes >71 W. 23rd St >http://cduhr.ndri.org >www.peterflom.com >New York, NY 10010 >(212) 845-4485 (voice) >(917) 438-0894 (fax) > >_____________________________________________________________________ >SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social >network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send >an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line >UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.