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Subject: Re: Apologies
From: Sveinn Valdimarsson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Academic forum on fisheries ecology and related topics <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 17 Apr 1997 10:05:43 +0100

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Yes I feel much better having spent 3 hours in trying to fix my system,
knowing that you got 5000 messages. And then you just do it again! You're so
right, the vagaries of
cyberspace never fail to amaze!

Given that you have sent these messages to at least 1500 people, that is a
lot in phonebills and personal time from specialists who normaly charge for
their time. Let us hope that you are not responsible!

At 02:43 PM 4/16/97 UT, you wrote:
>We would like to apologize for the profusion of messages you received from us
>yesterday.  There was problem with our service provider and it resulted in
>this disaster; we only sent one message.  If it's any comfort, we received
>about 5000 "undeliverable message" messages in return.  The vagaries of
>cyberspace never fail to amaze.
>Wil Burns
>Director, GreenLife Society - North American Chapter
>700 Cragmont Ave.
>Berkeley, CA 94708 USA
>Phone/Fax: (510) 558-0620
>E-mail: [log in to unmask]
>WWW site:
>GLSNA Affiliations:
>The EarthAction Network
>Accredited NGO Observer, International Whaling Commission
>European Social Science Fisheries Network
>The great use of life is to spend it for something
>that will outlast it.
>                                   -- William James

Sveinn Kari Valdimarsson
Fish Behaviour & Ecology Group
Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology
Graham Kerr Building, IBLS
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ
Tel:   + 44 (0)141 330 3534
Fax:  + 44  (0)141 330 5971
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