Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 08:54:55 -0800
Reply-To: Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>
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From: Jack Hamilton <jfh@STANFORDALUMNI.ORG>
Subject: Re: New SAS-L World Record
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This is probably a contest we don't want to have.
On Jan 12, 2011, at 7:56 AM, Arthur Tabachneck wrote:
> While MMMMIIIIKKKKEEEE's Chance to make SAS-L history thread earned a SAS-L
> world record last year for being the longest ever running thread on SAS-L,
> one of today's posts earns the dubious distinction of being the single post
> with the most lines ever on SAS-L.
> I checked all posts from the list's first post on the Marist listserv (Nov
> 13, 1986) thru today (on the UofG listserv). 88,685 lines was more than 4.8
> times longer than the post that came in second (18,355 lines).
> Have to wonder how many email accounts were maxed-out as a result?
> On Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:25:06 -0500, Arthur Tabachneck <art297@ROGERS.COM>
>> While this post is not readable by someone (like me) reading their posts
>> directly from the listserv's web access, I have to review previous posts
>> the years to see if it sets a new record. I don't recall ever seeing a
>> on SAS-L that registered as many as 88685 lines.