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Re: Responses to the list (oops)

Joe Smith writes:
> Rember that email was not designed for threading. Threading was what
> newsgroups were invented for.

No.  News was invented to reduce traffic.  There used to be a rule of thumb
on how large a mailing-list should get before it was replaced by a

> This is supposed to be to reduce spam, but in reality just as much spam
> comes to mailing lists as come to newsgroups.

I see very little spam on the newsgroups I read.
John Hasler

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