[ILUG] Threads deteriorating into spam
Michele Neylon :: Blacknight Solutions
michele at blacknight.ie
Wed Feb 1 13:14:19 GMT 2006
Declan Moriarty <> said on 01 February 2006 21:18:
> Am I on the wrong mailing list here? I thought I joined a list about
> linux, and it sometimes is. But there seem to be a worrying number of
> threads deteriorating into spam.
It's not spam. It's merely off-topic :)
> Currently running examples are the correct plural of 'virus'
Which is quite relevant as it shows how important the role of pedantry is in
an OSS environment ...
> many (windows vs linux) sysadmins could dance on the head of a pin,
> or save money or something.
Which is quite relevant if you think about it
> Why not divert these discussions to a chat mailing list which people
> could subscribe into or out of.
Why not read the archives?
If you aren't interested in a thread simply don't read it. It works well for
me and I'm subscribed to a LOT of lists :)
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