Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/01/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] [PAW] Success crisis
From: Marc Attinasi <>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 22:34:17 -0800
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I prefer a convention that allows filtering.  Right now I have all email 
with PAW in the subject going to a seperate PAW folder, and it is mostly 
working.  If we had a convention to post PAW notices and critiques with 
a subject like:  

[PAW] Marc Attinasi's week 12 posted

or for replies:

Re: [PAW] Attinasi's week 12 - is that a Leica or a Holga?
Re: [PAW] Attinasi's week 12 - my too sents...

then we could filter pretty reliably. (I do not participate in the PAW 
thang, and the year has not progressed that far yet, it was just an 

The additional list would be OK, but seems like overkill to me.

- - marc

Brian Reid wrote:

> The Picture A Week movement, bravely started by Kyle Cassidy last 
> year, is an amazing success. I am absolutely thrilled that so many 
> people are actually taking pictures with their Leicas.
> It does, though, present for the LUG what we in the computer industry 
> call a "success crisis". The traffic on the LUG has increased 
> dramatically since so many people jumped in to PAW. I can't possibly 
> object; this is what it's all about, but I do have to find a way to 
> focus the PAW traffic somehow.
> I have a few ideas. Like so many other ideas, they involve programming 
> computers to do things somewhat differently. In the meantime, how 
> would people feel about a sub-list whose entire purpose was PAW 
> critiques. I'm not proposing this as a long-term solution, but it 
> might ameliorate things in the short term.
> Brian Reid
> LUG Barkeeper

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