[Dixielandjazz] Re: Limiting list postings to Dixieland-related

Ron L'Herault Ron L'Herault" <lherault@bu.edu
Fri, 28 Jun 2002 12:36:58 -0400

I own a Triumph TR 6 and a Kia Sephia.  I belong to mailing lists dealing
with Triumphs, and British cars and a news group on Kias.   I would not be
happy seeing a bunch of stuff about Kias regularly showing up on the Triumph
list and nether would most of the Triumph owners there.

Likewise, I don't really want to see modern jazz stuff on the Dixieland list
that is not what it is for nor why I am reading the list.  If I wanted
information about modern jazz - I don't, it leaves me cold- I'd subscribe to
a list or newsgroup about that.

Ron L
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charlie Hull" <chhull@pacbell.net>
To: <JimDBB@aol.com>; <dixielandjazz@ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Friday, June 28, 2002 12:23 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Re: Limiting list postings to Dixieland-related

> Jim Beebe:
> I enjoy your postings and generally agree with you, but have to take
> exception to your comment regarding the variety of Steve Barbone's
> Some participants have a narrow range of interest; some wider.  Too bad
> there isn't a polling mechanism built into the list.
> I vote against restricting the postings to earlier jazz and swing (OKOM?).
> While more modern and exotic jazz forms aren't my cup of tea, I try to
> an open mind and learn what the rest of the world is doing.  I enjoy all
> postings from Beebe, Ingles, Barbone et al and wouldn't change the list
> anything.  Even the one-line reparte repeating all the comment from
> in the thread.
> And thanks to whoever invented the computer keyboard, for including a
> key.
> Charlie Hull
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