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I just checked the subscriber list, and 20% of the addresses
subscribed to the BLU discuss list are set to digest mode.
This seems to indicate a significant population that finds value
in list digests.

Why do these people prefer digests? I don't know. I could
speculate, but that wouldn't prove anything. However, i
don't see any reason why these people should have to
justify their preference.

Why do we provide a digest version of the list? It comes that
way by default in Mailman, and turning it off would take an
extra effort that wouldn't gain us anything.

On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 9:05 AM, Dan Ritter <dsr-mzpnVDyJpH4k7aNtvndDlA at> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 06:19:20PM -0400, eric chadbourne wrote:
>> > General question: why does anyone use digests these days?
>> >
>> > Threaded mail readers provide a better sense of what's going on.
>> > Filtering to a separate folder provides better separation.
>> >
>> > -dsr-
>> i actually get both to two different accounts.
> So... why? What's the attraction of digest?
> -dsr-
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