[SCA-Dance] ADMIN: Advice on how to proceed

Ben Cogan donnghaile at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 11:52:57 EST 2012

I might be interested to actually see some of those messages that are
targeted advertisements toward historical music and dance, especially if it
regards new early music shops, specialty manufacturers, or if there are new
discounts available.  Perhaps a one liner from the moderator, that URL.com
has contacted list FOR X, and we can choose whether or not to follow the


On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Tim McDaniel <tmcd at panix.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 7 Feb 2012, sca-dance-owner at sca-dance.org wrote:
> > My position on "advertising" is that it should only be done by
> > active participants in the list, and more as an "aside" (like as
> > part of their signature) not as a focus of the message... If it's
> > *very* related to sca-dance (as "Hey, we've recorded a CD of dance
> > music and are giving a good deal to members of this list") then
> > maybe it could be the subject of the message, as long as the posts
> > don't "too spammy" in frequency.  (which, i'll admit, is subjective)
> This is a low-traffic list, so I'm not worried.
> I tend to be of your opinion -- the briefer the better (like a URL and
> a sentence), by true active participants.  Someone who has no
> self-interest at stake in the product might review it at greater
> length.
> For the instant case, that company that is selling period-style
> instruments: well, let people use search engines.
> Danyell de Lincoln
> --
> Tim McDaniel, tmcd at panix.com
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