On December 12, 2008 07:28:54 pm Giorgos Keramidas wrote: > On Sat, 13 Dec 2008 00:22:15 +0100 (CET), Wojciech Puchar <woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote: > >> There is _nothing_ that is inherently "server oriented" about the main > >> FreeBSD tree, and it hasn't "split" to anything of the sort. > > > > exactly! FreeBSD is unix oriented! > > > > everything else depends on what you install. > > > > that's why it would be good to finally introduce moderation on that > > list > > That's a logical leap I am not comfortable with. > > Back when I posted my first question here, some time during the summer > of 1999, it seemed very nice that older FreeBSD users replied to my > questions without chastising me for being "off topic". It seems natural > to return the favor now, and reply to *all* questions that I can help > with; even if their relation to FreeBSD is very 'weak'. > > The spirit of replying to all questions, even if they are similar to > ``How do I process images with a Photoshop-like program on FreeBSD?'', > or even ``Windows lets me use FOO and do BAR. Is there something like > this in FreeBSD?'', seems to be one of the *good* aspects of this list. > > Why should we destroy that good aspect by introducing moderation? > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"
Agreed. The noise level on this list is quite low, and off-topic threads get discouraged after a few iterations. I would NOT be in favour of moderation - I like it the way it is. -- Mike Jeays http://www.jeays.ca _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"