Power Trips

Brad Dorner bdorner at novell.com
Thu Sep 1 13:12:22 MDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-09-01 at 12:13 -0600, Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Hans Fugal wrote:
> > I've been accused of going on a power trip. Well, ok, maybe I did. But
> > let's review the evidence.
> > 
> > Members of this list have over and over requested that we stop the
> > madness of constant flaming and off-topic conversations. I for one am
> > particularly sick of political discussions, and currently oil always
> > leads to politics. And yet some people continue to flame and carry on
> > political discussions, regardless of the feelings of "the members of the
> > list". I propose that contributing to such a thread is also a power trip
> > of sorts, with the same reach: it affects everyone that belongs to the
> > list.
> Simple solution: create a second mailing list, "general at plug.org". 
> Also, perhaps it would help to rename this list to "linux at plug.org", to 
> gently remind posters what the topic is supposed to be.
> Shane


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