[SATLUG] This list Linux/Political

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Tue Jan 8 10:55:28 CST 2008


Ernest De Leon wrote:
> I think a forum is a great idea.
>
> Ernest
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> On Jan 8, 2008 8:32 AM, Todd W. Bucy <toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
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>> 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:
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>>> 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?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>             
>>>>> It already exists. It's called Slashdot.
>>>>>
>>>>> Really, there are plenty of places to talk about politics in depth.
>>>>>           
>> This
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>>>>> list cannot be one of them. Please keep postings centered on open
>>>>>           
>> source
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>>>>> 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
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>> a
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>>>> 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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maybe this is something that could be discussed at the next meeting?

Todd


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