It was a certaily a strange use and not particularly
1. The subject line was at best "vague" ...
FOR SALE: Palm M125
would have been a better title.
2. The message was bla bla bla ...
The number one thing I want to know about
a Palm is how many Meg it comes with.
And then maybe something about the display.
And there was no link to a more technical
3. The price was, well..
My latest MacWarehouse has a
m100 (2 mb) for $99
m105 (8 mb) for $149
But as the owner of a Palm Professional, a Visor
Handspring, and Newton 130, I just trashed the
orignal message - more email spam. (Though trashing
email is not as wasteful as trashing the campus
"End of Semester Sale" flyer I got the other day.)
Maybe what UVM needs is a home page with paid
advertising. community announcements, a readily
avaliable calendar, online job applications, etc.
Certainly the Bookstore is no more abusive of email
than other administrative units who routinely spam
our mail boxes.