[Novalug] Re: [Ma-linux] A Suggestion about our E-lists for Tux.Org people, and for us all
greg at pryzby.org
Tue Apr 17 20:44:06 EDT 2007
On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 07:08:01PM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 06:25:02PM -0400, gregory pryzby wrote:
> >If everyone took a minute to read the subscription information they
> >would see what novalug is:
> >This list is for members (virtual or real) of the Northern Virginia
> >Linux Users' Group (NoVALUG). Think of this list as your local
> >watering hole (be it a coffee of soda shop or a bar). You are welcome
> >to join, listen, ask and learn. There are no dumb questions. Everyone
> >is welcome and this is a chance to learn about Linux and get the help
> >you may need from a friendly group of people.
> (*SIGH*) I don't see how that at all distinguishes it from the other
> lists. The geographical aspect is moot; the distinction between dc and
> the dc suburbs is fairly low. Beyond that, it's a list for chatting
> about linux--much like the others, no?
local watering hole. Do you have a place you frequent, know a fair
number of people, willing to let your hair down, show your ignornace,
place to hang out? I do, physical (Greenberrys) and virtually (here).
I won't post some stuff to ma-linux because I don't know people there
and it is 'more formal' in my mind.
But we each have our opinion.
> >novalug is tied to the LUG and discuss topics at meetings.
> I'd say that discussions of the meetings do not form the bulk of the
> messages, and never have. But as I said, it's obvious that you *want*
> there to be a difference between the lists, so the situation will remain
> as it is, and people will keep crossposting. No big deal, I've got a
> duplicate filter.
yep... and a kill file ;) (not for you)
greg pryzby greg at pryzby dot org
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