unity users idea

Gabriel Wollenburg urmom111 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 00:50:32 UTC 2011


Great idea, Shaun.
Be sure to let us know on this list when your website is set up, so we
can check it out.

--G

On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Shaun Jones <mister.s.jones at gmail.com> wrote:
> Anthony had suggested I cross post this here from my google+ post so here
> goes,
>
> I think I have an idea and am putting some things together for it. I have
> grown sick and tired of the Unity bashing on the Ubuntu mailing list.
> Everyday there is long winded and ignorant threads bashing Unity. Now I am
> all for difference of opinion and everyone is entitled to theirs, but when
> your mindless dribble overtakes the actual content of the list and ruins it
> for those just looking for help or guidance. It is no longer of use to
> anyone. The moderators, whoever they may be seem less than eager to do
> anything about it.
>
> So I came up with this idea I am gonna start a new website I believe I will
> call it unityusers.org along with a google group list. Where discussion of
> Unity, questions and concerns and tips and tricks, can be discussed in a
> positive way without all the idiotic comments. I for one enjoy Unity and see
> no reason why those of us who do enjoy Unity should not have a place where
> we can discuss Unity in a environment that is both positive and helpful.
>
> Over the past couple of years I have gotten very upset with the mood around
> Linux and alot of the distros and the mailing lists, IRC channels and the
> like. It seems to be more negative than ever before. This has bothered me to
> no end even to the point where I was contemplating just going back to
> Windows and leaving it all behind me. I have used Linux and various distros
> for years now, and when I started using Linux it was the community that kept
> me coming back for more. No matter how many times I had to reinstall things
> or break things or whatever mishaps came my way. I knew in an IRC channel
> out there or mailing list people were willing to help. Many many late nights
> on IRC getting help from all sorts of people.
>
> Well I wish to create just this sort of environment for people who use
> Unity. Perhaps you will agree as well and wish to come be a part of it.
>
> P.S. I do have a Unity circle setup and if you would like to be in it please
> comment here and I will ad you. And if you have a Unity circle please add me
> as well.
> The actual unity users group I actually setup late last night you can check
> it out here https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/unity-users
>
>
>  The website is under construction right now but hopefully will be up and
> running full force very soon.
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> Mister Jones
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