Kieran.Tully AT acm.org wrote:
>On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 19:22:03 +0000, ompaul <ompaul at eircom.net> wrote:
>>>>>To counteract this.
>>I propose that we unsubscribe people after 114 years, could the list
>>admin please see to that?
>>>>>>My alternative motion for the next AGM:
>"That the ILUG mailing list be closed to posting by subscribers."
>>This change would eliminate misdirected "unsibscribe" requests and
>out-of-office replies. It would also substantially reduce flame-wars
>and indulgent noise, such as this email.
Given the trashing that motion got at the AGM where on behalf of someone
who wanted it passed but could not get there I made sure it was
seconded, and then said ahh sure what the * and voted for it also :)
I thing altough it got nominated and seconded there was exactly one vote
for it, but hey if you want to be involved get down to the next
committee meeting and listen in and chip in with whatever you have to
As for noise, personally I welcome it, I think it is a good sign that
there has been some light hearted banter on the list and not a flame war.
Of course we do note that there is no sibscribtion service and so
therefore it would be with great difficulty that we could provide an
With all that in mind, it is almost time to plan the weekend :)
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