Re: Eudora filters

From: Phillip Snider (
Date: Tue Mar 25 1997 - 20:27:54 EST

        Would it be out of place to remind people, (at least as far I
understand) that this sort of bickering tore apart the ANE list less than
six months ago?
                                                Phil Snider
                                                Who is taking no sides,
                                                but is sick of the political


        Phil Snider
        PhD Student
        University of Toronto


On Tue, 25 Mar 1997, David Meadows wrote:

> It's quite simple MC ... you have to be using Eudora Pro, however (i.e. if
> you're getting a free ride with Eudora Lite, you're out of luck). If you
> have Eudora Pro, select Tools>Filters and put as the
> To: and then check the box to send it straight to trash. It doesn't matter,
> though, I'm seriously considering dropping this list, if not the entire
> profession. I find it severely disturbing that folks who are potential
> colleagues can be so myopic as to think I'm the instigator of all this. I'm
> growing weary of trying to point out that civil discourse is possible, but
> there are a handful on this list who prefer to push buttons and giggle like
> little schoolboys hearing the latest joke at recess (What are the last thing
> Tickle Me Elmo gets before leaving the factory?) But I'm equally disturbed
> that my dropping the list (and/or the profession) will be interpreted as a
> 'victory' by the MC's, DPT's, JO'H's, and JH's of the world. This isn't an
> easy decision and I genuinely have to think about it. As far as I'm
> concerned, it is all too clear why classics departments in general are in
> trouble, and it ain't because of folks like me. You folks have made your
> beds ... do the appropriate thang.
> dm
> At 11:56 3/25/97 -0800, Michael Chase wrote:
> > Recently, someone posted advice on how to construct filters for
> >Eudora which will eliminate all messages coming from certain senders or
> >bearing certain subject headings. Would the person responsible - or anyone
> >else, for that matter - *please* repost that info? I am in desperate need,
> >for the beloved Classics List, usually a haven of scholarly helpfulness, is
> >beng transformed into an intolerable nightmare of shrill and irrelevant
> >rantings on topics utterly unrelated to Classics. If only I could set
> >Eudora to automatically delete anything concerning Limbaugh, left vs.
> >right, Canadian or American politics...come to think of it, maybe I could
> >just delete all messages from Ontario-based Limbaugh wannabes....
> >
> >Cheers,
> >
> >Michael Chase
> >(
> >Visiting Scholar
> >Dept. of Greek and Roman Studies
> >University of Victoria
> >Victoria, B.C.,
> >Canada.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >

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