[OT] 20 years of linux
eschamp at gmail.com
Sat Jul 2 18:39:43 UTC 2011
Basil Chupin has written on 7/2/2011 2:35 AM:
> On 02/07/11 15:57, NoOp wrote:
> Is this now officially recognised that by simply adding [OT] at the
> beginning of the Subject of a post to this list that one can post
> "offtopic" messages in this list?
I don't think there's anything official, but it seems to be common
courtesy to prepend OT to a message that is only peripherally related to
Ubuntu. Anything linux would seem to qualify as this is the
> Oh, and provided, of course, such posts have some contents dealing with
> software which may or may not affect Linux and /or a Linux distro.
I would draw the line at that. I would think that has to be some
relationship with Linux.
> If this is now an officially accepted practice then I would have liked
> to have posted quite a number of messages drawing members' attention to
> matters of interest as it may affect their, or friend's, use of a computer.
Doesn't seem like they would be appropriate unless they were Linux-related.
But I'm not the arbiter.
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