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Re: Reply-to-All (was Re: [Fwd: RE: [edlug] Facebook group against Mandelson's Digital Economy Bill])



2009/11/29 Rodti MacLeary <rodti@xxx.xxx.xxx>:
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> On 29 Nov 2009, at 00:04, Robert Rothenberg wrote:
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>> This is a technical list, after all.
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> Is it?
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> Don't you think that attitude might alienate people?
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> Why bother holding install days to get more novice users up and running on Linux if you're then going to tell them that their only local support resource is a 'technical list'?

It is a discussion list with a lot of technically minded people, it is
also a social list and meeting point for geeks ;-)
There has been a lot of "technical" holding of hands and a fair amount
of bitching <eyesroll> but mostly it is a list of people who either
use or want to use Linux and open source software, so lets not be be
too pedantic about email headers and top or bottom posting etc
my tuppence worth anyway
Dick


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