The use of <OT>

Ouattara Oumar Aziz wattazoum
Fri Mar 16 10:16:00 PDT 2007

Tony Alfrey a ?crit :
> I am opposed to the need for a specific off-topic list.  With virtually 
> no exception, this list handles itself well and I personally like the 
> <OT> banter interspersed with the usual linux stuff.  Lonnie has 
> insisted that I use the <OT> prefix for non-linux-specific stuff because 
> it allows him and others to filter out <OT> from his mail stream.  This 
> sounds perfectly reasonable and workable.  But now I see that he is 
> being insistent on all <OT> content going to the general list.  This 
> destroys the character of the list and I think it should be rejected 
> unless the list somehow decays into 50% flame war/rant/abuse like the 
> SuSE list.
> Thank you

I agree . Having times to times off-topics Threads isn't that bad. I can
even tell I like it . It's useful to take a break, and to learn new stuff .

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