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Old 05-27-2008, 03:32 PM
Andrei Popescu
 
Default debian-offtopic list

On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 04:19:13PM +0100, Steve Kemp wrote:
> If you want off-topic mail there are better places than
> debian-user to pollute.
>
> Just remember how many people receive these mails..

Maybe you want to advocate for a debian-offtopic list:

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=427218

Regards,
Andrei
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If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)
 
Old 05-27-2008, 04:04 PM
Paul Cartwright
 
Default debian-offtopic list

On Tue May 27 2008, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > * Just remember how many people receive these mails..
>
> Maybe you want to advocate for a debian-offtopic list:
>
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=427218
>
> Regards,
> Andrei
> --

but that was 2007, this is 2008.. and it never got created?
is there a current OT bug to vote YES for???

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Old 05-27-2008, 08:28 PM
"Paul Johnson"
 
Default debian-offtopic list

On Tuesday 27 May 2008 08:32:52 am Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 04:19:13PM +0100, Steve Kemp wrote:
> > If you want off-topic mail there are better places than
> > debian-user to pollute.
> >
> > Just remember how many people receive these mails..
>
> Maybe you want to advocate for a debian-offtopic list:
>
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=427218

Never mind debian-user's topic statement is "Help and discussion among users
of Debian", which seems to suggest that there's no off-topic /threads/, just
off-topic /people/ (ie, ubuntu users).

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Old 05-28-2008, 01:26 PM
Andrei Popescu
 
Default debian-offtopic list

On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 12:04:07PM -0400, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> On Tue May 27 2008, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > > * Just remember how many people receive these mails..
> >
> > Maybe you want to advocate for a debian-offtopic list:
> >
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=427218
> >
> > Regards,
> > Andrei
> > --
>
> but that was 2007, this is 2008.. and it never got created?
> is there a current OT bug to vote YES for???

The bug is still open, just send mail to 427218@bugs.d.o with your
stance.

Regards,
Andrei
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If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)
 

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