Re: What was that?

Jonathan Robie (
Wed, 08 Jan 1997 18:58:30 -0500

At 05:49 PM 1/8/97 -0600, Eugene Baker wrote:
>At 08:26 AM 1/8/97 -0500, you wrote:
>>This is just some idiot who says to himself, "let's see now, if I want lots
>>of responses, I should just broadcast this to every mailing list and
>>newsgroup I can find..." Now not everybody in b-greek is that interested in
>>forestry, so this is a bit of an invasion, so the internet community
>>*really* frowns on this. The standard response to this, in internet culture,
>>is to send as many replies as you have time for, and in each one, mention
>>that you don't appreciate his abusing the internet this way.
> I tried to respond to the guy, and he has a bogus address. I also got a
>follow-up response from somebody who must think that somehow all of us are
>responsible for the spam.

I had no problems replying to his address. And your response must have
reached him if he is responding to you...


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