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RE: st: New rules


From   "Schaffer, Mark E" <M.E.Schaffer@hw.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: New rules
Date   Wed, 3 Feb 2010 10:24:46 -0000

Marcello,

My reaction was similar to Eric's.  Making Statalist less open, even if
ever so slightly, may not be worth it if events like these happen only
once every decade or so.

--Mark

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of DE 
> SOUZA Eric
> Sent: 03 February 2010 09:47
> To: 'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'
> Subject: RE: <POSSIBLE SPAM>st: New rules
> 
> Dear Marcello,
> 
> Does it happens often enough for you to spend so much time on 
> it screening new applicants?
> 
> Eric 
> 
> 
> Eric de Souza
> College of Europe
> BE-8000 Brugge (Bruges)
> Belgium
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu 
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of 
> Marcello Pagano
> Sent: 02 February 2010 22:32
> To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> Subject: <POSSIBLE SPAM>st: New rules
> 
> Dear Listers,
> 
> My apologies for allowing the tenor of the list to degrade.  
> We have now made a change to see if we can stop this from 
> happening again.  For those currently on the list the change 
> will not affect you other than you will possibly experience 
> an improved tenor.  New subscribers will have to go through a 
> screening process that will add time, hopefully less than a 
> day, before they can subscribe. The screening process is 
> designed to keep some, hopefully very few, people out.
> 
> Thank you all for your patience while we cleared this mess 
> up. Let us hope things revert to normal where the worst we 
> should expect is a scolding from Nick.
> 
> Keep on listing!
> 
> m.p.
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