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Re: [teacherartexchange] FYI --- Suggestion for Auto Responses - Re: Getty Staff

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From: Diane Gregory (gregory.diane55_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Jun 27 2011 - 07:15:44 PDT


Hey Judy

Why do you think the list receives so few posts. I subscribe to the TAB list and the Google Art Teacher list. These lists are pretty active.

Diane

Sent from my iPhone

On Jun 27, 2011, at 8:45 AM, Judy Decker <jdecker4art@gmail.com> wrote:

> Greetings Art Educators,
>
> I am just letting you know that I did bring up the issue of
> auto-responses again to the Getty TeacherArtExchange Staff. I included
> two additional issues. I don't think they have anyone monitoring the
> list anymore? I have not received an email back from any staff member
> in several years.
>
> My email to the staff is copied below. As always, remove my email
> address - and all member email addresses before you click send. Your
> efforts to reduce Spam will help keep this list going. At one time,
> this list had over 100 posts a day.... now there is just a trickle.
>
> Regards,
>
> Judy Decker
>
> From: Judy Decker
> Date: Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 9:37 AM
> Subject: Suggestion for Auto Responses - Re: Getty Staff
>
> Greetings TeacherArtExchange Staff,
>
> While not as plentiful as in the past, the auto responses from Getty
> staff do get annoying. Would you please suggest to staff members that
> if they are going to be out of the office for a while to switch to the
> no mail option while away - or set their response filter to ignore
> Getty list mail?
>
> At one time (years ago) there was a command that blocked auto responses.
>
> Here are some other issues:
>
> 1. Members who post the entire digest.... years ago, there was a Lyris
> command that blocked this - something like "too many lines are
> quoted". If the software were set to block subject lines - Digest etc
> (folks simply replying to the digest, that would make them stop and
> think before they post an entire digest - posting everyone's email
> addresses who posted that day. Besides, members who receive the digest
> have a hard time reading digests posted within digests.
>
> 2. Members posting email addresses. As you may be aware, more Spam is
> being posted to the list. All Spoofed, of course. These Spammers are
> grabbing email addresses of members and sending Spam. Blocking html
> has stopped a large portion of the Spam, but some have figured that out.
> There is Lyris list software available that will truncate email
> addresses (Does Getty still use Lyris list software?). I believe the
> AP Studio list also uses Lyris software, and email addresses are not
> posted in entirety to that list.
>
> Thanks for continuing to provide this valuable service for art educators.
>
> Regards,
>
> Judy Decker
>
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