aggregation tool

Jared, Avi Freedman <> had begun work on an aggregate
evaluator some time back. A quick look at
shows it has not seen new work since April of 1996. I think your idea
is very worthwhile - perhaps Avi can share some of his experiences with

Best regards,

David Van Allen - FASTNET(tm) / You Tools Corporation

Some people objected to regular posting of the info, as the aggregator
tool has no way of knowing whether there are reasons for specific
announcements - and people are afraid that poor aggregation results will
make them look "bad".

The tool is a bunch of grungy c-that-used-to-be-perl code, so I'd be
ashamed to release it, but we might start running it regularly if there's