[SATLUG] Apologies and olive branches.

Geoff geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Sat Mar 22 03:21:24 CDT 2008

ed wrote:
> What started as a Puppy thread, and got expanded into robotics, a la
> BigDog, is now drowning in multi-threaded muck.  There's now more being
> said about what can or should, cannot or should not, be said in the list
> than there is about any particular topic, on-, loosely- or off-topic.
> I've checked, and I've either taken the lead, of provided first support
> for each of the four major divergences from the original topic.  For
> those, I apologize, and ask that we reign-in what looks to become a
> genuine, list-splitting flame war real soon.  Help?
> I think the suggestion of marking a topic [OT] at the beginning of a
> divergence, with a (was ""), is probably a good idea.  Thereby allowing
> those who wish to pursue it, while those who don't, including list
> "purists," can either race by or filter it out.  Can we get a consensus
> here?  Please?

You're not the cause of the explosion of messages, Ed.  No one twisted 
these peoples arms to post.

But, it's nice to see that so many -are- paying attention ;-)

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