[svlug] Linux Picnic upcoming August 11 2007, Sunnyvale CA
stripes at tigerlair.com
Sat Aug 4 10:02:24 PDT 2007
Can you guys please take the pissing contest elsewhere?
On Fri, Aug 03, 2007 at 07:55:30PM -0700, Jennifer Davis wrote:
> > Quoting Jennifer Davis (sigje at sigje.org):
> >>> So, Sbay _didn't_ pick the picnic coordinator and treasurer this year
> >>> without consulting any Bay Area Linux user group? The leftover
> >> ... Stop with the personal attacks.
> > I'm sorry, but those were real and relevant questions, and not a "personal
> > attack". You merely don't like the fact that I asked it.
> I'm talking about you accusing me of things I didn't do Rick. Don't be
> > Zero sponsoring Linux groups listed, Jennifer. I think that says
> > volumes. Oh well; no real harm, though the Bay Area's groups will
> > presumably need a new domain, if they reconsititute their own picnic.
> Sponsoring vs Part of is separate. We've always made it separate. People
> who sponsor are people who put money up and we say "this level of sponsor
> that level of sponsor". Groups that are part of have been included in the
> past. I don't know what's going on this year, I've distanced myself quite
> a bit intentionally.
> > Too bad you indeed said exactly that -- right in the parking lot of the
> > Belmont IHOP, immediately following the meeting there.
> No Rick. You perceived what I was saying as what you wanted to hear. Ian
> will recall something entirely different from my conversation with him.
> The only thing I didn't want to deal with and I don't think anyone should
> have to deal with is petty minded individuals fighting over something that
> isn't something they can even "own". It's a waste of time/effort/energy.
> > I guess you aren't happy about that coming out in public, eh?
> I don't like you lying about me intentionally or not. You don't remember
> every conversation you've ever had, just the gist of, and you very well
> could be incorrectly remembering it. I know what I was feeling at the
> time, and perhaps I didn't communicate it well enough then because I was
> trying to be nice, but *shrugs*.
> > Meanwhile, don't keep pretending that the Bay Area's Linux groups
> > haven't been unilaterally removed from their former role in running
> > what used to be their collectively-run picnic.
> It's still being collectively run. The groups that want to be involved
> can get involved. The people who want to get involved are getting
> involved. Seriously.. this is quite silly because honestly most people
> involved are in multiple organizations anyways.
> You are a smart man Rick. Take a step back and think about what you are
> trying to create and the basis that you are trying to create it. You want
> something positive, you have to put the positive in.
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