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[trinity-users] Re: [trinity-users] Re: [OT] Spam

From: "BorgLabs - Kate Draven" <ml-migration-agent@...>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 18:09:22 -0400
> Steven D'Aprano via tde-users wrote:
> > I think that if this was a brand new group, not just a migration from
> > one list to another, we could be a bit stricter about off-topic emails.
> > But it's a small community, with not many regular participants. There is
> > a lot of institutional knowledge held by the regulars and if the cost of
> > keeping them around is to put up with a bit of off-topic discussion and
> > their inability to trim pages and pages of quoted text onto the eighth
> > or tenth generation "> > > > > > > > > > blah blah blah" then so be it.
> I also enjoy the OT freedom here and in other groups for the simple reason
> that discussing with people that have same interest feels better.
> I usually read the headlines and follow the topic until I get bored - this
> may happend by the 10th reply by Gene :D. When I don't have time or I am
> not interested I just ignore and mark as read.
> There is also no way to enforce rules besides the rules that are
> established.
> And regarding unsubscribing - everybody is free to subscribe and
> unsubscribe. There is no need to put it on the wall.
> And what does working at the university has to do with the TDE user list, I
> also do not understand.
> I am honestly thankful that I do not work at a university - don't understand
> me wrong I have two degrees and most of my friends have also a degree but
> in the past 20+some years universities degraded to below zero in some
> extent.
> @Janek - free your mind and enjoy the "stupidity" of day-to-day life. I
> think no one here uses facebook or similar. Sometimes I have the feeling I
> am of the younger generation being 47. 
> You can enjoy and relax - it is much better than Netflix or whatever story
> you find out there. The thing I enjoy more are the life stories of people I
> know. I was considering extracting all the personal postings of Gene and
> putting them together for his next birthday, but I never have time for
> that :D. It is a great story he has to tell and I am thankful that no
> moderator censored that.
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
Steven D'Aprano


I enjoy the stories and ramblings.
I do see the need for an OT ML for this.

That said, ramble on.

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