Re: [OPE] member names

From: Alejandro Agafonow <>
Date: Wed Oct 01 2008 - 05:19:17 EDT

Don’t worry, I don’t interpret this as a trouble.   It’s important to avoid confusions about the addressee of our discussions and the best way could be that suggested by Jerry: Fist name + initial of the Last name.   Even though I prefer to sign my e-mails the other way round.  A. Agafonow ----- Mensaje original ---- De: Michael Williams <> Para: Outline on Political Economy mailing list <> Enviado: miércoles, 1 de octubre, 2008 10:31:36 Asunto: RE: [OPE] member names Wow – what I said was intended only as a trivial personal request, and was not intended to put you all to so much trouble: sorry!   michael -------------------------------------------- Dr Michael Williams, BA, MSc, PhD   Mob +447906172655 Home tel +4423 80768641 PHelp save paper - Do you need to print this email? [] On Behalf Of Alejandro Agafonow Sent: 01 October 2008 08:50 To: Outline on Political Economy mailing list Subject: Re: [OPE] member names   Thank you for the advice Jerry.   A. Agafonow   ----- Mensaje original ---- De: Gerald Levy <> Para: Outline on Political Economy mailing list <> Enviado: miércoles, 1 de octubre, 2008 9:31:01 Asunto: Re: [OPE] member names ? >  I usually use the last name of OPE’s members because some of us share the same > first name. So I want to avoid confusions about who is the addressee of my e-mails. > M. Williams: “There is no formal contradiction between market failure and the equalization > of price and marginal cost.”       >>>  (Putting on my coordinator's hat)  <<<     Hi Alejandro:   While it's not a rule,  listmembers are encouraged to use first (personal) names when referring to each other.  It encourages a more informal and comradely tone for our discussions.  If there's more than one person with the same first name (for example, Paul), you can either just use the first name in the belief that anyone who has been following the thread will know which member (Paul) you are addressing or referring to _or_ you can qualify it with the first letter of the last name (e.g. Paul C).     What's important to keep in mind is that we are a society of comrades (equals).   In solidarity, Jerry   No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG - Version: 8.0.173 / Virus Database: 270.7.5/1701 - Release Date: 30/09/2008 19:08

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