From:"Horn, Hazel V" <>

So, if your mailbox has a limit, either unsubscribe for time you are gone OR
subscribe to the digest.
That is what I have done in the past.   It works very well.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Barry Rittman []
> Sent:	Thursday, May 24, 2001 8:49 AM
> To:	histology
> Subject:	OT
> I used to believe myself to be a reasonably patient person but the
> number of messages that are off topic (and I realize that I am adding to
> it with this one) is getting beyond a joke.
> You may not have considered that some email systems have a limit to the
> number of messages that can be stored. Once it is full, any new messages
> are sent back to the original source and no more messages can be stored
> until the box is at least partially cleared. This can easily happen if
> we are away from the office for some days.
> The problem is not with the original off topic message but rather the
> large number of responses. I feel that responses to questions like "what
> can we call a lab" could be sent directly" to the individual who asked
> the original question. They could then collate these and provide all of
> us with one or two emails concerning the responses.
> I like the Histonet to include some off  topic items to lighten the
> workday but the MAIN purpose of the Histonet was, I thought,  to
> exchange histology information.
> Barry

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