[Sca-cooks] Simple request of digest people

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius.magister at verizon.net
Wed Nov 1 05:34:03 PST 2006


On Nov 1, 2006, at 8:27 AM, Colin MacNachtan wrote:

> On Wednesday 01 November 2006 5:18 am, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus  
> Adamantius
> wrote:
>> It occurs to me that the problem with that is while it would probably
>> be possible to stick on top of each digest the subject line most
>> frequently used in the posts to be included in that digest, there'd
>> be no guarantee of accuracy, and it wouldn't necessarily be an easy
>> piece of programmer fu. Asking for it to be done manually by a live
>> person might be considered an unreasonable demand on someone's time.
>> It might be easier to include an introductory abstract of subject
>> lines (again, with no real guarantee of accuracy) within each digest.
>>
>> Of course, to me (I've been on the digest but not at the moment) the
>> real problem occurs in how some people respond to digest posts.
>
> I don't believe De was suggesting that the digest itself have a  
> customized
> subject line.  I think her suggestion was when people reply to a  
> digest they
> change the subject line to reflect the specific topic they're  
> replying to.  I
> believe it's an excellent suggestion.

Oh, I absolutely agree, if that was the suggestion. See my last  
sentence quoted above...

Adamantius 


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