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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
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>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
>
>
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>Center for Drug Use and HIV Research
>National Development and Research Institutes
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