Bob Alexander wrote: > good luck with your plight but please understand that writing you are > against spam and writing this note to this list is a bit contradictory > to say the least. I think that's a bit harsh. Maybe he should have put "OT" in the subject, but at least he clearly wrote "uk general election". And political issues (software patents, DMCA, use of open formats and software by public bodies, etc.) *should* be of interest to most of us.