[DWJ] slight change you might notice in incoming mail
minnow at belfry.org.uk
Fri Jan 26 05:34:27 EST 2007
>About once every 6 months for longer than I will admit without
>bamboo slivers under my fingernails, Minnow has asked me
Well, I asked on 14th July last year... :-)
> "is there a reason for the return address for the DWJ list
> being set as "Diana Wynne Jones <dwj[at]suberic.net>" instead
> of just "dwj[at]suberic.net" as it used to be? The thing is,
> DWJ also has "Diana Wynne Jones" at the front of her address,
> and I find it rather confusing, because I keep thinking I have
> answered to her when I am answering to a post on the list"
>No, there was no reason. I've changed it to "Diana Wynne Jones
>discussion" (the name change happened when I switched the mailing
>list software package to one which likes a name). Hopefully this
>will clear up Minnow's inbox, and reduce confusion for anyone
>else who thought they were emailing DWJ.
which answers my question of 16th November 2005, shortly after that change
"Any chance we might go back to it just being dwj at suberic.net without the
name in front of it, or is there a Good Technical Reason for needing to
have a name there, the way there is for sacrificing black goats to the
Thank you very much, Deborah!
>I'm announcing this because
>- I want to give public props to Minnow for remembering the rule
> of how to get things done around here: "Keep nagging Deborah
> until she accomplishes it or explains why she can't."
> Seriously! This is exactly the right thing to do. I am not
> kidding. Many of you know this from sad sad experience.
I don't think twice (and one of them was on-list, ooops!) is very much
Memo to self: Must Try Harder!
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