Re: [Videolib] A modest plea to the list members

From: Dennis Doros <milefilms@gmail.com>
Date: Fri Jul 31 2009 - 06:24:52 PDT

Dear Deg,
Even in regular mode, it's hard to figure out sometimes what the person is
commenting upon, so I would appreciate this too!

Dennis
Milestone F&V

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 1:08 AM, Deg Farrelly <deg.farrelly@asu.edu> wrote:

> The recent discussion on postcards/catalogs from vendors included a comment
> that receiving duplicates is like receiving 20 copies of emails to the list.
>
> <rant>
>
> I feel in some way that is happening to this list by folks hitting the
> Reply button instead of selecting appropriate portions of a message being
> replied to. I receive this list in digest form and often have a very hard
> time deciphering what is new content and what is copied content in a reply.
> Many times I receive an * entire * digest buried inside another digest
> because it was copied as part of the reply.
>
> Certainly I am not the only reader of this list who finds this less than
> desirable. So, my modest plea is, when replying to a post, please highlight
> the text of the message to which you are replying and delete the rest. If
> your email reader does not supports this kind of reply, please copy and
> paste the text you are referring to into a new message.
>
> Thank you for your kind consideration.
>
> </rant>
>
> --
> deg farrelly, Associate Librarian
> Arizona State University at the West campus
> PO Box 37100
> Phoenix, Arizona 85069-7100
> Phone: 602.543.8522
> Email: deg.farrelly@asu.edu
>
>
> VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of issues
> relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic control,
> preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in libraries and
> related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve as an effective
> working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of communication
> between libraries,educational institutions, and video producers and
> distributors.
>

-- 
Best,
Dennis Doros
Milestone Film & Video
PO Box 128
Harrington Park, NJ 07640
Phone: 201-767-3117
Fax: 201-767-3035
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VIDEOLIB is intended to encourage the broad and lively discussion of issues relating to the selection, evaluation, acquisition,bibliographic control, preservation, and use of current and evolving video formats in libraries and related institutions. It is hoped that the list will serve as an effective working tool for video librarians, as well as a channel of communication between libraries,educational institutions, and video producers and distributors.
Received on Fri Jul 31 06:26:02 2009

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