[Coco] OT: Linux and such... (here's a cure)
mark at cloud9tech.com
Wed Jul 25 13:29:58 EDT 2007
So you want help from just CoCo users that **might** not have the best
solution or knowledge on the OT subject.
I never design by commitee, peers yes.
Seems to me you are making your own lists of CoCo OT users. That is
fine. My vote again, keep it off of here.
I would rather see little traffic of on topic posts rather than the
typical message after message of junk here.
Quoting Roger Taylor <operator at coco3.com>:
> At 10:33 AM 7/25/2007, you wrote:
>> I know that Boisy unsub'd from the list due to all of the OTs and
>> other non relevant posting. I am just about ready to do the same.
>> As your explaination is grand for the big picture getting Linux
>> running or certain apps running is not the CoCo place. Granted there
>> are experts here but I vote, keep it off till it applies to the
>> CoCo(details). Go to the proper list and gain the proper information
>> needed. I haven't seen(not looking real hard) on one issue on the CoCo
>> side. The DEL key gets used the most on this list.
>> Maybe CoCo3.com is the best place for this non coco forums. ???
> Well, the thing about sticking to the topic on the list is that there
> really isn't one, so a few hundred people get to voice their opinion
> about what should be talked about one day when there isn't enough of
> what they want to read. This is typical of every mailing list, I'm
> But since we've evolved into so many CoCo projects that span across so
> many different platforms, we can't just have one place to communicate.
> That's where forums and chats come in to help. But some don't like
> forums or the trouble of visiting a web site to look for new messages.
> Some absolutely love it, as I do. So, I think we need a multi-platform
> CoCo mailing list aimed at developers and techies that have their cup
> of coffee on the desk and their sleeves rolled up, ready to talk
> CoCo-related stuff or OS-specific stuff that is helpful to the CoCo
> The fact that we can have several or more mailing lists and an e-mail
> filter to put them in separate folders, helps the off-topic situation
> and let's us stay where we are, right here, but have the feeling that
> it's one list since we all know each other already! That's why I
> thought of a channel :)
> So, here's a place for the off-topic stuff, and I'll be the first to join:
> Roger Taylor
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