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From Matt Richards <mricha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Observations and a suggestion on posts and timezones
Date Tue, 06 Sep 2011 22:43:29 GMT
Seems so, its pretty incredible the amount of time I've spent responding to
emails on this list.

On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 5:34 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2011-09-06 at 18:28 -0400, Rob Weir wrote:
> > Recently, my day has looked like this:
> >
> > I wake up, check my email, get a flurry of new posts from project
> > members in Europe.  Since I'm reading them all at once, I naturally
> > respond to them all at once.
> >
> > This of course causes everyone in Europe to get a flurry if emails from
> me.
> >
> > A few hours later, Dennis, out in Seattle, wakes up, reads his email
> > and sees a bunch of emails from me, responding to a bunch of emails
> > from Europe.  Like me (presumably), he reads them all at once and
> > responds.
> >
> > Then, at the end of my afternoon, Jean, in Australia, wakes up, checks
> > her email, and sees a mess, and starts responding.  Presumably those
> > in Europe see these posts, plus any late posts from Dennis, a few
> > hours later, and then we repeat.
> >
> > I assume this perception is not mine alone, and happens to others, in
> > different orderings, depending on your time zone.
> >
> > We can't repeal timezones, of course.
>
> ROFL - welcome to OpenOffice.org and the global village...it's a
> challenge isn't it.
>
> <snip>
>
> Best wishes,
>
> //drew
>
>


-- 
--Matt

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