Fwd: Re: [INDOLOGY] default reply behaviour (was: curses)

Steven Lindquist slindqui at MAIL.SMU.EDU
Sun Feb 27 23:22:28 UTC 2011

But the problem, Frank, was that these weren't infrequent at all (a few a month, at the least; right before the change, several within hours).  As I said then, of the 8 or so professional lists I belong to (some moderated, some not; some with 'reply to list,' some not), I had never received anywhere near the number of accidental emails (or radically inappropriate emails for public consumption) as on this one.

But, at the end of the day, I can live with either system (I did what Tim does and will do it again should we change back).

My best,


Steven Lindquist, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Religious Studies 
Southern Methodist University
Homepage: http://faculty.smu.edu/slindqui

On Feb 27, 2011, at 4:13 PM, Frank Conlon wrote:

> Colleagues:
> I agree with Rosane and others--default reply to list offers great potential value to list members.  While it is true that occasionally a member sends a private message and broadcasts it to the world, I suspect it is infrequent enough (and sometimes so "interesting"), that the alternative is not really satisfactory.
> Frank
> Frank F. Conlon
> Professor Emeritus of History, South Asian
>     Studies & Comparative Religion
> University of Washington
> Seattle, WA 98195-3560      USA
> Co-editor, H-ASIA
> Managing Director, Bibliography of Asian Studies Online

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