[SATLUG] Apologies and olive branches.
trunty at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 08:37:49 CDT 2008
> Feel free to go ahead and do that, and tell us when you're done.
> Then the interested parties can go over there and stop bugging the
> rest of us.
lol, when did this mailing list get "hostile"? I personally see the forum
suggestion as a much easier method to seperate the junk off-topic discussion
and the actual useful tech discussion... Obviously this is only a
suggestion, just as the "tags" suggestion was... So, if you dont like the
suggestion, OH WELL. From what I have seen it is hard to actually enforce
policies over a mailing list while within a forum there is much more
> Dear god, no. I'd never visit again. I detest fora. Mailing lists are so
> much better. Less annoying, no scrolling through metric fucktons of
> peoples bigass signature pictures.
I could see your point if we didnt have huge email signatures instead of the
forum pictures (see below for example...)
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On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 2:21 AM, Geoff <geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> 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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