Re: [SI-LIST] : use of this List

Scott McMorrow (scott@vasthorizons.com)
Tue, 18 May 1999 08:37:21 -0700

All,

We'll spend more time "discussing" the issue of vendors than we
will in just ignoring the message if we have no interest.

Compared to the corporate email that we all receive, vendor
messages are in the noise.

IMHO,

Scott

"Beal, Weston" wrote:

> When we set up the si-list a few years ago, the goal was to get engineers
> communicating in order to solve real problems. If a vendor has a tool that
> might solve the problem then we need to know about it. Now the gray area is
> how much a tool vendor should promote their product online. Here's my
> opinion. Use common sense! If an engineer states a problem and a tool
> vendor thinks they can solve the problem, then the vendor should state that
> they have a tool which they believe can do the job and invite the engineer
> to contact them individually. I see nothing wrong with that, and would
> actually find it inappropriate for someone on this list to never offer help.
> This is not a lecture group, but more of a forum.
>
> Wow! That felt good. Now I'll step down and go do some real work.
>
> Regards,
> Weston Beal
> Signal Integrity Engineer
> Compaq Computer Corp.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Doug Piper [mailto:doug.piper@wovenelectronics.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, 18 May, 1999 8:57 AM
> To: 'si-list@silab.eng.sun.com'
> Subject: RE: [SI-LIST] : use of this List
>
> Apology to the List:
>
> I'm extremely sorry if anyone is offended by my monitoring
> the reflector
> for potential customers who may need our products or
> services. I believe
> that reflectors are a great place to share
> knowledge/solutions and I don't
> feel that I've ever abused the privilege by contacting
> anyone in a
> offending way.
>
> I am an electrical engineer and enjoy the reflector dialog
> and I apologize
> to anyone and everyone who's offended.
>
> Doug Piper
> Woven Electronics
> P.O. Box 189
> Mauldin, SC 29662
> PH 864-967-1751
> FAX 864-963-1761
> e-mail: doug.piper@wovenelectronics.com
> www.wovenelectronics.com
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pat Zabinski [SMTP:zabinski.patrick@mayo.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 1999 7:44 AM
> To: si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> Subject: [SI-LIST] : use of this List
>
> Question to the List: do you find it appropriate for sales
> folks to
> use this list as a means to gather contacts?
>
> > Another raw lead in your territory, ...
>
> **** To unsubscribe from si-list: send e-mail to
> majordomo@silab.eng.sun.com. In the BODY of message put:
> UNSUBSCRIBE
> si-list, for more help, put HELP. si-list archives are
> accessible at
> http://www.qsl.net/wb6tpu/si-list ****
>
> **** To unsubscribe from si-list: send e-mail to
> majordomo@silab.eng.sun.com. In the BODY of message put: UNSUBSCRIBE
> si-list, for more help, put HELP. si-list archives are accessible at
> http://www.qsl.net/wb6tpu/si-list ****
>
> **** To unsubscribe from si-list: send e-mail to majordomo@silab.eng.sun.com. In the BODY of message put: UNSUBSCRIBE si-list, for more help, put HELP. si-list archives are accessible at http://www.qsl.net/wb6tpu/si-list ****

**** To unsubscribe from si-list: send e-mail to majordomo@silab.eng.sun.com. In the BODY of message put: UNSUBSCRIBE si-list, for more help, put HELP. si-list archives are accessible at http://www.qsl.net/wb6tpu/si-list ****