> We get enough junk e-mail so do we really need private, junk e-mail.
>> All that said, I could care less if my e-mail address is given out.
> It's really easy to delete unwanted messages.
The request was from a subscriber who simply wanted to be able to
contact other researchers privately; no one is trying to get the list
to sell you something. Nonetheless I routinely hesitate to give out
people's addresses without alerting them first.
I should add, however, that now that the newsgroup is distributed at
four separate sites by e-mail and also over USENET, it is not a
trivial task to keep track of everyone who reads it. I am not sure
whether this kind of list distribution will be done on a regular