Subject: Re: Community Issues
To: Mason Loring Bliss <email@example.com>
From: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/21/1999 11:21:28
Mason Loring Bliss <email@example.com> wrote:
> First, I'd request that someone who can create a netbsd-chat mailing list,
solely for the purpose of random chatter amongst NetBSD people that may or
> may not involve NetBSD. (The IRC channel doesn't seem to grab enough people
> to fill this void. Besides, it's IRC.)
I would support a random 'chatter' mailing list as, at present, it seems
that 'current-users' often lapses into that and that's not nearly the
right forum for general chatter. In fact, this message is innappropriate
If a significant number of others concur with this then I'll see if
I can 'make it so'.
> Second, I'd like to see if anyone's interested in periodic regional get-
> togethers. I'm in the Boston area, more or less, so I'd be happy to meet
> folks in that area.
Whenever I go down to the bay-area, I try to get together with as many
netbsd folk as possible just to 'say hi' and consume a few beer... It
would probably be appropriate to announce such things on a chatter list.