From: Marco Cimarosti (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jun 18 2003 - 14:37:06 EDT
Philippe Verdy wrote:
> Excessive cross-posting to multiple newsgroups, forums and list
> servers is considered bulk (and also opposed to the netiquette). As
> this message is targetting a too large audience and out of topic, and
> is also a commercial ad, I can say that bulk+unsollicitated makes it
> fully qualifiable as SPAM.
IMHO, Lateef Sagar's message was perfectly legitimate and absolutely ON
TOPIC for the Unicode List. He didn't try to sell anything but simply
pointed us to a demo page of his (questionable) technology.
During the years, I have seen lots people coming here to announce new
releases of their Unicode-related products, and no one called them
> This particularly true because this message calls no other response
> than visiting a third-party web site. This is not discussion,
> but a proposal of service.
Although no comments or criticism was explicitly requested, the context (the
Unicode List and the other forums related to encoding or fonts) and the
demonstrative nature of the page pointed to may be considered an implicit
request for technical comments and discussion.
> I will complain to Yahoo for your abuse of its AUP in this webmail.
Sorry, but I have to complain with Sarasvati for your threatening manners.
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