Hint taken.
Goodbye.

2016-07-18 15:42 GMT+02:00 Alessandro Pasotti <apaso...@gmail.com>:

> On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 3:34 PM, Mats Elfström <mats.elfst...@giskraft.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Hi!
>> I am sad to say that I disagree strongly with the views expressed in some
>> replies to my earlier post.
>>
>> I am a kid of 63 who has found that Facebook and Twitter are important
>> and  invaluable sources and platforms for both communication and
>> information.
>> And kids of a younger age are, and must be our target audience. I do not
>> know about you abroad, but in Sweden there is an alarming lack of students
>> and graduates in the geospatial sciences. It is now hard to find educated
>> young people to fill the gaps when us old kids retire. I try to evangelize
>> QGIS as good as I can and have opportunity to, and an FB page needs no
>> explanation, while mailing lists are an unknown entity. Among younger kids,
>> i mean.
>>
>> Second, I am a volunteer. I run a Facebook page for QGIS in swedish, and
>> try to pick up news on QGIS development and QGIS use of a general interest.
>> Time is a factor, of course, but using FB I need not spend any time to
>> maintain userlists, login procedures, web servers etc. I can spend the time
>> I can offer to maintain the content of the page, which is what should
>> matter in the end.
>> An I do not think that 20000+ FB QGIS likers deserve to be so lightly
>> disregarded.
>>
>>
>>
>
> Mats,
>
> what's the problem here? No need for flames.
>
> Does anybody refused your help in spreading the word on FB?
>
> I'm not on FB and I will probably never be, but I've absolutely nothing
> against you promoting QGIS on FB, if you feel like doing it, just do it.
>
> What I don't understand is why you criticize this ML, if you don't find it
> useful or you don't like it, just unsubscribe.
>
>
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