clarification about subscriber information

Arthur R. McGee amcgee at netcom.com
Thu Aug 26 00:39:22 EST 1993


You also know about the WISENET and FIST lists, correct?

Cassandra Smith (clsmith at DARWIN.BU.EDU) wrote:

: I think that introducing ourselves is a good way to start to see who is out
: there. Contrary to what you may believe I do not know who subscribes to
: women-in-bio. Furthermore, there are many more people listening through USENET;
: thus, it is not even possible to know. I can say that many anonymous ears are
: listening.  The only way to find out is for people to identify themselves and
: their interests. I will do that for myself in a separate posting.

: I would be willing to start of file of women who are interested in
: networking and mentoring.  I can remember one previous request for
: help with some ?high school students. I am not sure what the outcome
: was. Perhaps someone could fill me in.

: There are a number of ways that we could make a database and I would
: welcome suggestions, especially if anyone has had some experience
: beginning something like this. 

: Cassandra Smith
: clsmith at darwin.bu.edu

: P. S. Also I would like to remind everyone that this is a public
: network even though you may be writing to it in the privacy of your
: own home. It is important to be courteous and polite and,in many
: cases, the best way to deal with inappropriate messages is let them
: die without acknowledging them (as everyone did a few days ago to a
: message that seems to have been posting on many boards).



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