[oclug] List etiquette and straw poll
shad at ascendant.ca
Wed Jul 23 20:14:53 EDT 2003
A while ago I put up a straw poll the try to get a feel for the pulse of
this list WRT to a list split for off-topic content. While the poll was
informal and not verifiable externally, I did carefully watch the logs
for double postings and I must say that when it came to the poll, this
bunch of people were very well behaved and there were few attempts to
What the poll did show was that a majority of people wanted some sort of
change, with the strongest change desired being an un-moderated but
The results are viewable here.
While some were derisive of the poll and some felt I was trying to
dictate policy to the board, that was not my intent. What I did try to
do is give a voice to the folks here that was not just talk. Please,
members of the board, take this into consideration and please try to
take some action. I know we wont satisfy everybody, but we might be able
to rgain some semblance of control and make OCLUG a stronger place. None
of this would be necessary if people would exercise some self-restraint,
but that seems to be impossible for some people and the same noise
continues over and over again, ad nausium.
Shad Young -- shad at ascendant.ca
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - H.S. Thompson
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