I will guarantee anonymity except in cases of blatant abuse.
I will achieve anonymity by tallying the results in
uncorrelated tabulations and then deleting the emails.
(I know this loses interesting correlation data, but if
resondents want anonymity it's hard to avoid.)
I know that this anonymity promise depends on trust and that
you have no particular reason to trust me. Someday, I hope.
I will post results Saturday.
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yes( ) ( )no Should RoadRunner be subjected to some kind of UDP?
yes( ) ( )no ... active UDP (cancels) ?
yes( ) ( )no ... passive UDP (drop messages) ?
yes( ) ( )no ... all-groups UDP? (as opposed to specific groups)
yes( ) ( )no Are you a Usenet sysadmin? How big:_ How long:_
yes( ) ( )no Should another server be subjected to UDP? Who:_
yes( ) ( )no Should UDPs be used more often?
yes( ) ( )no Should UDPs be used less often?
yes( ) ( )no Would you have answered this survey without anonymity?
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room in the Verona hotel.
"I have a man I want you to meet. He is coming here this
afternoon. Ah, Lobsang, you would do better if you shaved
off your beard. Americans seem to dislike beards, and this
man is an American who reconditions trucks and cars and
moves them from country to country. How about it?"
"Sir," I replied, "if the Americans or anyone else dislike
my beard, they will have to go on disliking. My jaw bones
were shattered by Japanese boots, and I wear a beard to
disguise my injuries."
My employer talked with me for quite a time and before
we parted he gave me a very satisfactory sum of money,
saying that I had kept my part of the bargain, he would
The American was a flashy individual, rolling a huge
cigar between his thick lips. His teeth were liberally studded
with gold fillings, and his clothes really dazzled with their
gaudiness. Dancing attendance upon him was a very arti-