Subject: Re: GNU chatter
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: Harry Noel <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 09/11/1994 20:47:54
>Maybe it's time to send out a FAQ with every subscription request and
>bounce out messages from people who aren't on the mailing list, with
>instructions on how to join and a copy of the FAQ.   The FAQ should
>do a reasonable job of answering newbie questions, a date indicating
>when it was last updated, and an admonishment not to ask for status
>updates unless the FAQ is more than, say, a month out of date.

Ted, that is a great idea.  It should help to cut down on those types of
questions.  The people who ask mean well, but this might help to cut the
noise down.