Re: A Debian -offtopic mailing list: to be or not to be
Freeman <hewho7 <at> gmail.com>
2011-03-01 05:14:09 GMT
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 10:47:17PM -0500, Chris Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 10:34:04AM EST, Andrei Popescu wrote:
. . .
> > Interestingly, the OT threads on debian-user also went down a lot
> > since a few years, for reasons unknown to me.
> > So, unless something happens on the list (apart from this thread and
> > the spam) I intend to remove/delete the list within a month.
> Still haunts me.. I shouldn't have done, but I bit.. and I got involved
> in yet another OT squabble. Being a proud & responsible D-U citizen I'm
> embarrassed .. deep down, I know I should have ignored the idiot.. but
> it's too late now.. I can't just let go... I have to stick to my guns
> and reply to the obnoxious poster who so ridiculed my previous valuable
> But wait.. maybe I could carry this over to D-OT, what..?
> So what do I do..? recommend we continue our heated discussion on the OT
> mailing list..? too bad.. she's not subscribed to D-OT .. and given the
> circumstances and our disagreement.. no way she's going to go through
> all the trouble of subscribing..
> Otherwise.. maybe I could use the scripting capabilities of my mutt to
> forward the entire thread to debian-off-topic and post some kind of
> form....? telling her that I'd be delighted to continue discussing.. and
> if she is agreeable, she only needs to click on the proverbial ‘here’ at
> the bottom of the form to be almost automatically subscribed to D-OT, so