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From Struts Newsgroup (@Basebeans.com) <str...@basebeans.com>
Subject Re: Traffic
Date Tue, 12 Feb 2002 20:10:01 GMT
Subject: Re: Traffic
From: Vic Cekvenich <vic@basebeans.com>
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Vic

dhay@lexmark.com wrote:

> 
> I really do agree that users of the mailing list should be *strongly* encouraged
> to search the archives (maybe just with STA, though, so they don't get too
> offended!).  Sooooo many questions come up that have been tackled over and over
> again.  I was off for a week last week and had almost 900 messages in my inbox
> to delete, which is crazy.
> 
> Dave
> 
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> 
> 
> "Galbreath, Mark" <Galbreath%tessco.com@interlock.lexmark.com> on 02/12/2002
> 07:27:17 AM
> 
> Please respond to "Struts Users Mailing List"
>       <struts-user%jakarta.apache.org@interlock.lexmark.com>
> 
> To:   "'Struts Users Mailing List'"
>       <struts-user%jakarta.apache.org@interlock.lexmark.com>
> cc:    (bcc: David Hay/Lex/Lexmark)
> Subject:  RE: Traffic
> 
> 
> 
> It's going to get worse.  Nevertheless, you will never be able to manage the
> number/technical level of users in an open forum.  SERVLET-INTEREST became
> too congested with basic setup and config questions by people too lazy to
> search the archive for an answer (and how many scores of questions have been
> asked here regarding ActionForm in just the past 2 weeks?) so a few guys
> created ADVANCED-SERVLET-INTEREST and began regulating the level of users.
> 
> One thing that helped, however, was being brutally blunt with obviously lame
> users and telling them to STFA (search the f*cking archives), STFW (...web)
> and RTFM.  This started a couple of flame wars, and the Sun moderator
> finally had to banish a few people, but the quality and quantity of posts
> changed considerably for the better.
> 
> I'm not suggesting that's an answer, but my delete key has been getting a
> lot of attention lately....
> 
> Mark
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cody.burleson@studiointeractive.com
> Sent: Monday, February 11, 2002 9:36 PM
> 
> 
> Well, it's not dibilitating. I can hack it.  I guess I'm neutral on this
> one.
> 
> - Cody
> 
> "Barr, Scott [IBM GSA]" <Scott.Barr@team.telstra.com> on 02/11/2002
> 08:01:41 PM
> 
> I disagree. Most messages are relatively small, and so long as people dont
> send attachments there generally isn't too much of a problem.
> The delete key is a great filter :)
> 
> Scott
> 
> 
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From:   cody.burleson@studiointeractive.com
>>Sent:   Tuesday, February 12, 2002 12:28 PM
>>
>>I second that motion.  We do not have filtering capability here at my work
>>so I have to manually delete messages!
>>
>>- Cody
>>
>>Mark Rines <mrines@inforise.com> on 02/11/2002 07:19:43 PM
>>
>>Phew,
>>I vote that we split up this mail list into several topics such as
>>installation, configuration, add-ons (such as strutsTests) and extending
>>the
>>various ActionXXX classes. I am really having trouble keeping up with all
>>(over 110 just today) the email.
>>Mark
>>
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