off topic but appropriate
bferrell at baywinds.org
Sun Jan 18 18:43:47 UTC 2009
tom arnall wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> This post is off topic, but please read it as I think you will consider it
> First the question:
> Why do you use this maillist instead of the ubuntu users forum?
> I ask this question because I am working to organize a maillist for political
> discussion. You may ask, "There are hundreds of them already. Why add
> another?" The short answer is that for all practical purposes no one uses
> them, although people use political forums like commondreams.org extensively.
> Understanding this difference in participation is the next step in my
> Thanks in advance for your help,
> tom arnall
Tom, it's both off topic and inappropriate. That said, I'll answer anyway.
I prefer that the discussion come to me. I don't want to wade through
someones web interface. It's slower than I can read mail, even at high
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