RESULT: fails 78:7

huzhenghui huzhenghui at
Wed Jan 26 02:43:50 EST 2000

Kent Paul Dolan <xanthian at> wrote in message
news:oWwj4.796$dw3.38290 at
> Sigh.  Lost again for lack of interest.  I'm a participant, mostly
> passively, in a mailing list for just _one_ blood originated disease,
> mycosis fungoides, a mailing list that  has roughly 400 members, and it
> is for one of the rarer cancers on the planet, about 1/400,000 in the
> population develop it.
> With so many experiencing more prevalent blood related diseases, there
> is surely a large community of interest in blood-related diseases out
> there, but apparently not so high an interest in the Usenet voting
> process, and I don't feel free to be spamming peaceful mailing lists
> with Usenet vote solicitations to overcome that.
> I guess the Usenet voting process is pretty broken as an estimator of
> the utility of a newly proposed newsgroup, but I'm not quite sure how,
> nor am I willing to try to fix it; the level of controversy experienced
> in such efforts has at long last become unpleasent to me.
> My thanks to Alan and Huck, two of my friends wo took the time to vote
> in favor, and to the others, strangers to me, who did as well.
> Kent Paul Dolan
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