>Eric P wrote:
>>I'm lazy, and I don't feel like reading this entire thread (it seems to show
>>up on a regular basis on the list).
>>Were any new, constructive insights brought up? Anyone care to summarize
>>this thread on this exhausting topic?
>Summary to date: Noobs keep joining the list and want the name changed
>to match their sensibilities. They threaten to continue to add to the
>noise part of the signal to noise ratio until they get their way (see
>"kill file"). I suggest a new list dedicated to their traffic;
>gimp-name-haters@, thereby relieving the rest of the users and devo's
>from actually having to slog through their repeated attempts at "reasoning".
>At least at the current levels, it's easy to know when a thread starts
>heading in that direction, and tell t'bird to bit bucket the messages.
Or how about adding a section to the list-etiquette, referring them to
one of the earlier threads?
Anything to pre-empt the very tedious subject coming up yet again ;-)
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