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I would suggest that you use your Inbox Assistant (or similar feature for
those not saddled with Microsoft Exchange) to separate SEAINT mail
automatically from the rest of your correspondance.  You can then group the
mails by subject and decide what's worth reading and what's not.  Works for

On the subject of lurking (a sinister word, no?) I've observed that the
nature of the exchanges on the list makes many possible contributors nervous
about the reception they'll get.  Too bad.  I am reminded of the many kudos
for the contributions of Harold Sprague, a lot of which had to do with his
professional manner, excellent technical content notwithstanding.

-John Silva

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> From: 	Dee Henrie[SMTP:dee(--nospam--at)]
> Reply To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Sent: 	Monday, June 14, 1999 7:19 AM
> To: 	'seaint(--nospam--at)'
> Subject: 	RE: Special message for Lurker's
> Dennis:
> I carefully read all of the messages that come up on the list and find
> much
> information and interest on the list.  I have posted a couple of questions
> and responses to various discussion threads, but would not consider myself
> a
> "regular".  On the other hand, if all 15000 members regularly posted
> comments on each subject, I would have a very difficult time reading
> through
> them.  I find that most of the members post a message because they have
> something to add (generally) to the discussion.  Just posting something to
> get the numbers up would only water down the valuable nature of the
> discussion.  There are many good Engineers who participate in the field
> and
> may not voice an opinion except that they build their opinions in steel,
> concrete, wood and other materials every day.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Seaintonln(--nospam--at) [mailto:Seaintonln(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Friday, June 11, 1999 6:06 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Special message for Lurker's
> Hi,
> It happened to come up in conversation with an engineer I ran into that he
> was a Lurker on our SEAINT List. He was interested in the conversations
> that
> have been taking place regarding the new 1997 Code changes related to
> Rigid 
> Diaphragm Analysis and to the discussions related to FEMA 273.
> Sincerely,
> Dennis S. Wish PE
> Editor SEAINT Online