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Re: st: Comments on replying to lists: statalist-digest V4 #3257

From   Maarten buis <>
Subject   Re: st: Comments on replying to lists: statalist-digest V4 #3257
Date   Thu, 27 Nov 2008 11:16:44 +0000 (GMT)

--- "Allan Reese (Cefas)" <> wrote:
> 1) when posing a question, invite personal responses rather than all
> comments going to the list.  You can (must!) later collate the
> responses into one summary that will save every later user having to
> follow the threads through the archive.

I don't think that that is a good idea. I like to keep answering
questions on Stata out of the personal sphere. I am no consultant and I
have no intention to be one, but if I have some time to spare I am
willing give my 5 cents worth. I find that by responding on the list
instead of personally I keep those two worlds separate. 

-- Maarten

Maarten L. Buis
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