1995-11-22 - Re: PROPOSAL: cypherpunks-news@toad.com? (was: rand-test)

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From: “Perry E. Metzger” <perry@piermont.com>
To: A.Back@exeter.ac.uk
Message Hash: 07ece901a20d2994d16964ea90e2203efe63ec619a773fff7832b2bf6db3c4ec
Message ID: <199511221828.NAA21403@jekyll.piermont.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1995-11-22 19:08:15 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 23 Nov 1995 03:08:15 +0800

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From: "Perry E. Metzger" <perry@piermont.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 1995 03:08:15 +0800
To: A.Back@exeter.ac.uk
Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: cypherpunks-news@toad.com? (was: rand-test)
In-Reply-To: <5579.199511221742@olib>
Message-ID: <199511221828.NAA21403@jekyll.piermont.com>
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A.Back@exeter.ac.uk writes:
> It is much more efficient of list bandwidth to post short pointers
> only, of the style John Young <jya@pipeline.com> posts.

I agree with you.  John's posts are not always strictly on topic but
they are always just pointers, and he typically posts them in a single
group a day. They are also always very high quality information. I
find them to be perfectly fine. 

The recent "Friend;" stuff just annoyed me, though.