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> Shafat,
> I'm just interested in knowing what the members of this listserve
> think about this issue. I suggest that we conduct a survey on wether
> we should allow personal help wanted and services offered ads in the
> listserve as long as it has limited ad length and frequency of
> postings. 
> Each member can:
>  1) agree or vote yes(provided certain rules and limitations set by
>  the
> listserve administrator are followed), 
>  2) disagree or vote no(absolutely no free ads), 
>  3) abstain or undecided(haven't made up their mind yet or doesn't
>  matter
> either way is OK, or doesn't care, etc)
> .A short comment may be included in the vote/response to survey.
> Let's tally the results and see what the listserve thinks. Let's see
> how many will respond and what are the percentages of yes, no and
> abstain votes out of those who responded.
> Those who don't respond are not counted! They either have no
> opinion, not interested, not reading this topic, on vacation, etc.
> BTW, this should only be a survey. The final decision to allow it or
> not should be in the hands of the listserve administrator.
> Ernie Natividad
> P.S.  My vote is yes provided ads are placed personally by a
> listserve member, not more than 10 lines long, and not posted  more
> than once a week. It must be structural engineering related. 
> No headhunters, employment agencies or spammers.
> A  principal or partner of an engineering firm who is a member of
> the listserve may post the ad personally for his firm but not his
> employment agency or his personnel department.
I agree that limited job postings should be allowed and have no 
problem with the suggested limitations but would add that the 
Subject contain either position wanted or job opening or something 
similar. Why should this list be limited to technical issues. Do we 
not discuss other business related issues such as insurance and how 
to deal with contractors, architects, attorneys and building 
officials? It if could assist the members of this list server and is 
related to the business of structural engineering  it should be