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Tomasz Rola <email@example.com> writes:
> Two possibilities arise, as usual.
> 1. It (not he, not she, just it) is a troll. It enjoys doing things like
> this and harrasing good people.
Agreed as a possibility. There are plenty enough jokes about the idiot who
doesn't understand the nature of newsgroups|maillists that someone could
conceivably go out of their way to imitate such.
> No comments, the best that can be done is ignoring it until it gets
> canceled from the list. I don't care if the language is bad or if the
> sender is stupid or mentaly insane. If its letters have 0 bits of
> information inside, who would give it more than 2 seconds of attention?
Agreed, but the answer is `postmaster, abuse, and the list manager' in some
> 2. Somebody subscribed Mr. Layne to this list which was meant as a joke.
> In this case, it could be a bad joke of subscribing him to much more
> lists and this means that he may get hundreds or thousands letters a day.
> Not nice. Seems that somebody really dislikes him, if that's the case.
> His reaction suggests that he doesn't really know too much about
> Internet, a casual email user. He got angry and he blames us for sending
> him all those emails.
If that were the case I would expect him to send a single polite email to
the list manager explaining the situation, not to mouth off at the whole
list/s. The attitude does come into play here - his sucks, and is serving
him no good except to raise a bit of bile here.
> Neither of this is connected with people from this list, as far as I can
> say. Speaking only for myself, of course. I'm not connected to any
> authority that could speak in the name of people on this list - but since
> I am subscribed for quite a long time, I can say I don't remember such a
> nasty language being common practice.
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