[SATLUG] This list Linux/Political

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 10:34:18 CST 2008


I think a forum is a great idea.

Ernest

On Jan 8, 2008 8:32 AM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:

> 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?
> >
> > 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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