--- "Matt.Wilkie" [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
> ...5. Summarize threads.
> This only works with motivated individuals but it can
> *vastly* improve the quality of the list, especially
> when archived, even if only a few adopt the convention.
> This is how it works:
> i) A question is posed to the list.
> ii) A long windy thread with varied and useful
> iii) After a time the conversation will subside
(usually by moving to a different topic).
> Said motivated individual sifts through the thread and
> harvests the info worth keeping, and:
> iv) posts a summary to the list in a single post
(with a suitable subject line like [SUMMARY:
Plea for misspelled subject lines])
> It is especially useful if the person who poses the
> original question does the summarizing.
What a great idea, Matt! :]
Hmmm.. whoever compiles a [summary] gets complete
editorial control over said [summary].. YES!! :-D
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