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John Crawford johnc4510 at
Sat Jul 26 18:28:12 BST 2008

Vid A wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 6:51 AM, John Crawford <johnc4510 at> wrote:
>> Vid A wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 2:39 AM, Dave Bush <myrtlebeachbums at> wrote:
>>>> Hey folks,
>>>>    I'm a regular reader of UWN, and I figured I'd see if I could
>>>> contribute in some way.
>>> welcome.
>>> thanks for wanting to contribute to ubuntu.
>>> on the fridge we would like to have more stories from the loco teams
>>> and you could help us by submitting stories (about local events,
>>> install fests, conf talks, etc ) to this list.   we will be happy to
>>> publish those.
>>> hth,
>> Vid, thanks for trying to help out on this, but he was asking about the
>> UWN. If you have ideas, please submit them for our consideration. We'll
>> be happy to consider them.
> Erm... cant there be synergy between the Fridge, UWN, fullcircle teams?
> John, he was not asked to send it exclusively to the Fridge eds, but
> to _this list_. Not sure what you found so offensive about that since
> it could be shared by the news team. IIRC that was the goal of having
> a single list (the fridge team had a separate list until it was merged
> into *-news) or has that goal changed? Correct me please.

I just wanted to let you know that I meant no offense, and took none
from what you said. We are definitely all on the list to work together
toward a common goal. Mailing lists like IRC chat can sometimes give the
wrong impression of what people mean.

Best regards,

John Crawford

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