<OT> <OT> Re: list moderator losing perspective?

Roger Oberholtzer roger
Fri Mar 16 12:44:02 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-03-16 at 12:20 -0500, C M Reinehr wrote:
> If we banished all off-topic subjects to the general list there would be 
> virtually no traffic on this site at all. You guys can't even stay on-topic 
> on an off-topic subject!
> This thread started off as a rant against Lonnie's complaint about a Window's 
> thread and now has degenerated into a UCLA alumni meeting! ;-)

That's part of the charm of this list. Information with a bit of
socializing. I think of this list as a coffee machine where you can ask
a serious question and perhaps a not so serious one. I belong to many
other lists where staying on topic is required. But I gain more
incidental knowledge here. I think it works because the list is rather

Are discussions of the list itself off topic on the list?

Roger Oberholtzer

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