Date: Tue, 22 Oct 1996 12:20:43 -0500
From: Tom Beckner TMBECKNER[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]TAYLORU.EDU
Subject: Re: a taste of mla
As long as e-mail was only used by a few folks, as a more or less private
communication, there was little concern re: standards, appropriateness, etc.
This concerns you observe stem, I feel, from a growing awareness that e-mail
is now used for more formal and official communications. As it replaces
snail mail or as it becomes the permanent document of record, these concerns