NANFA-- List protocol

Sajjad Lateef (
Tue, 11 May 2004 06:57:36 -0700 (PDT)

About the list protocol:

Every club, organization, clique, group has it's own set of
rules and regulations. These change over time.

Having participated in several online groups, I have learnt that
it's easiest on everybody to:
o Learn and follow the rules of that group.
o Develop a thick skin.
o Learn to use the delete key.

Most people join a club to gain something out of it and not
out of altruistic reasons. If and when people perceive that
the hassles begin to outweigh the benefits, they walk away.

That said, NANFA has been one of the best behaved groups I
have encountered in over 10 years of being on the Internet.
The members are friendly, the volume is generally manageable,
there are face-to-face activities as well as online interaction,
and when there is discord, it's settled fairly quickly.

What did I mean by all this? Simply, I will respect the rules
of the club and I think you guys are a great bunch of people.
But, I reserve the right to walk away, if either the club
changes so much that I don't like it anymore or my life changes
that makes participation in club activities impractical.

My two cents.



Sajjad Lateef  e-mail: sajjadlateef AT yahoo DOT com
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