Why off-list? :-)

On 8/17/06 6:30 PM, "JohnnyO" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I appologize if I offended any canadians with my "canadian" comment.
> Also appologize if I offended anyone by accusing someone of stealing a
> thread for self-promotion of their own product lines not associated with
> the thread title itself. Some things just get me excited.
> 
> Bash me offlist if needed.
> 
> JohnnyO
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
> Behalf Of Rick Harnish
> Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 4:42 PM
> To: 'WISPA General List'
> Subject: RE: [WISPA] Routerboard 532 and NStreme2 [THREAD CLOSED]
> 
> 
> Better late than never!  This Thread is closed.  Start a new thread if
> you want to discuss either platforms further and keep it civil. Offline
> discussions with the various parties of this thread have taken place and
> concerns have been voiced.
> 
> Rick Harnish
> President
> Supernova Technologies, Inc.
> 260-827-2482
> Founding Member of WISPA
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
> Behalf Of John Scrivner
> Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 3:46 PM
> To: WISPA General List
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Routerboard 532 and NStreme2
> 
> Thank you Matt. I am glad you took this one. I would have said the exact
> 
> same things you did if I was that good with words. I absolutely agree
> with everything you said here.
> :-)
> Scriv
> 
> 
> 
> Matt Larsen - Lists wrote:
> 
>> Calm down kids!!
>> 
>> First of all to JohnnyO - you need to spend a lot more time practicing
>> some self-control.  Instead of digging into Lonnie, why not just make
>> a request to change the name of the thread.  FWIW, Lonnie did NOT
>> hijack this thread - others who were testing WAR boards out brought up
> 
>> their experiences with it and testing and Lonnie responded.  That is
>> entirely appropriate.  There would not be a response like George's if
>> you didn't have a history of pissing people off on this and other
>> lists.  What George said is true - there are companies and other WISPs
> 
>> that won't subscribe to a list of you are on it.  I'm not going to go
>> into details here, but you are welcome to hit me up offlist if you
>> want a breakdown.   Also it is not George's responsibility to manage
>> posts and subject lines, so it is not fair to dig into him about list
>> management.
>> 
>> Second, to George.  I appreciate your desire to maintain decorum on
>> the lists, but I think it would have been more appropriate to respond
>> to JohnnyO offlist.  I don't think this was a situation of bigotry,
>> just a slightly misunderstood bit of joking around between a couple of
> 
>> people who are a little bit sensitive toward ribbing coming from each
>> other.  Not a big deal at all.
>> 
>> Finally, to everyone...
>> 
>> I am very happy to see that we have built up a nice community on the
>> WISPA lists, and I  hope we continue to build that sense of
>> community.  I am all for a little bit of spice and it is good to see
>> some legitimate, real world experience and testing get exchanged
>> between the members.  Of all the lists I'm on, this is now the most
>> useful one to me by FAR, and that is not something that happened
>> overnight.  It has taken some time and unfortunately we do still have
>> to try to put people in their place when things get a little too out
>> of hand, but overall I think that we have done a very good job of
>> maintaining the balance between total control and anarchy.
>> Peace out,
>> 
>> Matt Larsen
>> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
>> 
>> 
>> JohnnyO wrote:
>> 
>>> George - can you tell me if calling me a bigot is a slam ? IF it is,
>>> then you fall under the same category. I guess it's ok for a vendor
>>> to hijack threads to promote his own stuff ? The thread was about the
> 
>>> Routerboard 532As and Mikrotik. This is my opinion and I will post my
> 
>>> opinions. I guess you think it's ok for you to practice DICTATORSHIP
>>> ? I was not interested in reading posts labled Routerboard 532 and
>>> Star-OS crap. If I were interested in Star-OS crap instead of
>>> Mikrotik, then I would look for posts labled Star-OS !
>>> Maybe you should put more time into managing the posts and subject
> lines
>>> of the threads.
>>> 
>>> I do have an opinion and am a paying member.
>>> 
>>> Which vendors are you talking about ? Which WISPs ? Don't throw out
>>> bullcrap unless you're willing to provide the proof.
>>> 
>>> I banter/kid/joke with the Canadians and have for several years and
>>> will continue to do so. I have slammed vendors on Part-15s lists and
>>> also Judd's list who have proved to me to be substandard in customer
>>> service or product quality, but I can't recall the last time I
>>> "slammed" a vendor on WISPA.
>>> 
>>> JohnnyO
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
>>> On Behalf Of George Rogato
>>> Sent: Thursday, August 17, 2006 12:50 PM
>>> To: WISPA General List
>>> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Routerboard 532 and NStreme2
>>> 
>>> 
>>>  
>>> 
>>>> *****Lonnie is famous for hijacking threads to promote his products.
>>>> We shouldn't punish him for it because after all, he is canadian !
> :)~
>>>> 
>>>> JohnnyO
>>>>     
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Johnny.. Where do you come from that you think it is ok to practice
>>> Bigotry.
>>> 
>>> On this list, it is not ok to be a bigot.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> We have had numerous people complain about your slams. Some are
>>> vendors who have said they will not contribute financially and others
> 
>>> were wisps
>>> 
>>> who will not subscribe to a list that your on.
>>> 
>>> I am going to ask the board to consider removing your posting
>>> privileges.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> George
>>> 
>>>   
>> 
>> 

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