Subject: Re: SFBA NUG (Tues 8th) + SF City Meeting (Thur 10th)
To: Greg Lehey <email@example.com>
From: Julian Stacey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/07/2000 12:06:56
> From: Greg Lehey <email@example.com>
> Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2000 10:45:22 +0930
> Message-id: <20000806104522.A34200@wantadilla.lemis.com>
Greg Lehey wrote:
> On Thursday, 3 August 2000 at 23:23:45 +0200, Julian Stacey wrote:
> > Reference:
> >> From: Erik Berls <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 18:05:08 -0700
> >> Message-id: <email@example.com>
> >> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Erik Berls wrote:
> >> SF City Meeting:
> >> Thursday, August 10, 2000. 7:30pm
> >> At approximately 8:30-9:00, we will be moving to Magnolia's for food.
> >> It is just down the street.
> > SFBA NUG drinkers spam planet wide again on netbsd-announce, & again
> > Postmaster@netbsd.org fails to moderate netbsd-announce@ to strip local dri
> > junk & maintain signal/noise ratio. Cut The Crap SFBA NUG, Use a local
> > mail list, pointed to from www.netbsd.org for visitors to SF.
> I disagree. How can they know whether you're going to be in SF that
Assume vast majority of world readership will Not be in SF.
The few per cent SF resident or travelling to SF should sign up to an SF
oriented mail list or consult an SF oriented web server,
SFBA-NUG should Not spam rest of world with drinks venue irrelevance.
Examples of better local organisation:
> To: de-bsd-chat@DE.FreeBSD.ORG
> Subject: [LOCAL] Mannheim: UUGRN-Treffen, Mittwoch 09. Aug.
> Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2000 00:33:59 +0200
> Message-id: <200008052150.XAA09533@bigeye.mips.inka.de>
Not blasted to the entire world but just to Germany.
The occasional BIM (Berkeley In Munich) events are Not spammed around
the world ... we have our own Munich area mail list & web.
Julian Stacey http://bim.bsn.com/~jhs/
Munich Unix Consultant. Free BSD Unix with 3600 packages & sources.