David Rindos (
18 Jul 1996 09:12:45 +0800

Aaron 'Vern' Hamilton ( wrote:
: Why is sci.anthropology giving me "bad overview record" error message
: every time I access the group? Is this something *I* can fix, or did
: someone post a "bad" article?

<dry humor mode>

There's nothing you can do at this point in time except wait and hope.

The message you receive is generated by an automatic evalution program
which compares the postings to standard texts and provides comment
regarding how well the group serves as an introduction to the field (what
sort of "overview" the group's "record" represents).

Some people, like Mary Beth, are attempting to fix the problem. Other
people stop by occasionally to see if the debugging attempts have yet been

</dry humor mode>