FILTERS Re: Close the door, there's a draft... (was Re: feedback and , , sharing knowledge)

Michael Butler (
Thu, 9 Oct 1997 09:49:55 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 9 Oct 1997 wrote:
> I don't like wasting list space arguing with these folks, but I don't like
> letting their assertions slip into the archives unchallenged either. Perhaps
> a good solution would be to revive the classifiers (BASIC, META, etc.) and

Absent a moderated list, I see no way the threads can be kept
100% sorted. Absent 100% self-discipline on the part of all list
members, including any newbie replying, nonlabeled threads are the

Not complaining, just assessing.

Should we see if "BASIC" is a label that can be semi-automated? Shouldn't
take much more than an Eliza-class routine: <interrogative> + <element of
topic list> ==> BASIC label... 1/2 :) Arkuat could probably code it in an
afternoon. :) Making it work right might be a career... :) :)


Who is rocking his world with Dragon's NaturallySpeaking on a machine that
is supposed to be too underpowered to handle it. :) :)