Commentary on: Fwd: Howto: Empathy Training, Anger Management for improving communication & assistance in FSW community - was: Re: CiscoLinksys - Ric Moore +=1. Sensible man. ... ; jor kubuntu
Cybe R. Wizard
cybe_r_wizard at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 5 07:21:51 BST 2010
On Thu, 05 Aug 2010 15:39:32 +1000
Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> On 05/08/2010 15:27, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> > On Thu, 05 Aug 2010 12:45:47 +1000
> > Basil Chupin<blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> >> On 05/08/2010 11:58, giovanni_re wrote:
> >>> Hi Sounder people. :)
> >>> Here's an email I sent to the KUbuntu list yesterday. The KU list
> >>> admin mentioned this was off topic for that list, so, upon
> >>> investigation, this sounder list seems to be the "Anything goes
> >>> Ubuntu community .. discussion list", so that seems like where
> >>> this will be on topic.
> >> Ding! WRONG! :-)
> >> Sounder is NOT an "anything goes Ubuntu.." discussion list.
> >> Have a very close read of what it says about this list - or else be
> >> very prepared to be flamed rather badly.
> >> This list (sounder) covers anything UBUNT/KUBUNTU which is not
> >> covered by the other *technical* mail lists.
> >> In other words, if you want to talk about politics or religion or
> >> your aunty's pedigree goldfish then sounder is NOT the place to do
> >> so :-( .
> >> Trust me, I am not making this up.
> >> BC
> > ???
> > Basil, you are completely wrong.
> > > From the website referenced on all list mail:
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/sounder :
> > ----------QUOTE
> > sounder -- Ubuntu community random chit-chat list
> > ---
> > About sounder
> > English (USA)
> > ---
> > Anything goes Ubuntu community chit-chat and discussion list
> > ----------END QUOTE
> > In view of that how can you deny that it is an, "anything goes,"
> > list? What else can, "random chit-chat," and, "anything goes," mean?
> > Cybe R. Wizard
> Ah, I was anticipating some sort of, "You've lost your marbles",
> response so here is where you go and look :-) :
> Read carefully.......
> And you are, of course, also quite right: there is a glaring
> contradiction between the 2 references.
> It would appear that the difference is intentional so as to confuse
> the hell out of people and also to be able to shout at you, "Gotcha,
> you little worm!" if you step out of line :-) .
How strange is that? Maybe the Ubuntu web presence is too big for it
to be regularly updated completely. The site you reference is obviously
the most-recently updated as it has the newer look.
I must assume that one just chooses the description best-liked and
This is getting to be sort of like the CoC and mailing list etiquette
page reference distinction. I do believe that Ubuntu needs to get its
act together and come out with some consistency.
Cybe R. Wizard
Registered GNU/Linux user # 126326
Registered Ubuntu User # 2136
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