[oclug] [OT] Programming/Routing problem
bart-oclug at jukie.net
Thu Aug 9 11:22:41 EDT 2001
* Francis Pinteric <linuxdoctor at yahoo.com> [010809 11:03]:
> This is a perfect example of what I complain about when people label
> their Subjects with [OT]. This is perfectly On Topic for this group,
> and yet the author has labelled it "Off Topic."
> Programming is on topic.
> System and other configuration relating to Linux systems is on topic.
> Open Source and it's implications is on topic.
> Linux job and business opportunities is on topic.
> Everything I say is on topic :-) (groan from the audience)
> Interfacing Linux (or anything) to Microsoft anything is OFF topic.
> Giving advice to Microsofters other than dumping the OS is OFF topic.
> While the labelling idea is a good idea, can't we just be a little
> more critical of what we think is on- or off-topic?
I think in this case 'OT' meant 'please don't flame me if you think that
my post is off topic'. Obviously some people on this list have made the
poster uncomfortable with posting questionable content.
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