[ubuntu-uk] top posting row (was Uk Loco team forums)

Andy stude.list at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 6 12:49:20 GMT 2006

On 05/11/06, Caroline Ford <caroline.ford.work at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Ubuntu UK isn't actually recognised by the Ubuntu community council
> currently so if the forum community wanted to fork they can certainly do
> so. Your sheer weight of numbers should ensure you prevail.

Now that is really not helpful is it?
The approval is in the pipelines as far as I was aware.
The communication media is NOT the group.
Yes we have a mailing list
We also have an IRC channel. #ubuntu-uk on Freenode.
We have a launchpad group. <https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-uk>
And a wiki <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeam/>

Do you suggest each of these is a separate competing group as it uses
a different medium?

> I'm becoming increasingly unimpressed by the regulars here.
regulars plural? Has someone cloned me, I am one person, do not hold
my actions against others.

I made a stupid mistake I openly admit that, I should have not said
anything, I should have been more welcoming, I am sorry for my
transgressions. Splitting or 'forking' the group due to the stupid
actions of one person (me) is not going to benefit Ubuntu-UK is it?

I will ensure that I will not make this mistake again, do you believe
in giving people a second chance, if so I ask for that second chance.

I think we can all agree I should not have done what I did so can we
drop it now and move on with more important things, this has grown out
of proportion.

Although it has been requested that the subject of forums be dropped,
I was thinking (yes dangerous I know), is it possible to build a forum
style front end onto mailman? It already holds archives of every
message made to the list. If we use a front end to mailman it will not
be a separate communication, the group will not be divided. (Mailman
it written in python, which I have yet to get around to learning, its
on my todo list though, but things seem to rarely get done of my

Let this be an end to this matter, please.

- Andy

(I meant to send this yesterday but my Internet connection decided to
take a holiday, its has thankfully returned)

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