[SATLUG] This list Linux/Political

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Tue Jan 8 10:32:17 CST 2008


sure why not. the point is to provide a area in which members can
responsibly express their political views off the tech list and thus
help in mitigating flame wars on this list.

Todd
Ernest De Leon wrote:
> something like a forum?
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> On Jan 8, 2008 8:16 AM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
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>> Don Wright wrote:
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>>> On Tue, 08 Jan 2008 09:34:43 -0600, "Todd W. Bucy"
>>> <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
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>>>> 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?
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>>> 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
>>>
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>> 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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