[SATLUG] This list Linux/Political

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 10:25:52 CST 2008


something like a forum?

On Jan 8, 2008 8:16 AM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:

> Don Wright wrote:
> > On Tue, 08 Jan 2008 09:34:43 -0600, "Todd W. Bucy"
> > <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> I am curious, is it possible or even worth the effort of creating a
> >> sub-list in which political discourse in the context of
> >> technology/Linux/open-source would be permitted?
> >>
> >
> > It already exists. It's called Slashdot.
> >
> > Really, there are plenty of places to talk about politics in depth. This
> > list cannot be one of them. Please keep postings centered on open source
> > and leave _all_ arguments and bickering outside.
> >
> > Don Wright, Director
> > SATLUG.org
> >
> >
> >
> I am very aware of slashdot, what I was proposing is a bit different
> from that because it concerns the SATLUG community as opposed to the
> larger slashdot community. Quite literally a /reasoned/ conversation
> amongst /ourselves/ about these issues. If we offer the SATLUG members a
> way to express themselves in a constructive manner and within the
> /proper /context then we may be able to avoid the unfortunate flame war
> that pops up on the tech/knowledge list.
>
> Todd
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