[svlug] Officers

Chris DiBona cdibona at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 14:05:27 PST 2008


I mean, honestly, can I get a professional to try to troll me at least?

Chris

On Jan 25, 2008 1:42 PM, Tom Pilot <hman_120 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> u are out of it. no one preceives you to be google. Google is a big organization and if it sees fit to sponsor this LUG for its own intersts that it will do so, with or without your consent
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Chris DiBona <cdibona at gmail.com>
> To: Tom Pilot <hman_120 at yahoo.com>
> Cc: reiber at gmail.com; SVLUG <svlug at lists.svlug.org>
> Sent: Friday, January 25, 2008 11:41:40 AM
> Subject: Re: [svlug] Officers
>
>
>
> What the heck does google have to do with this groups malfunctions? We
> (I paid for it) offered space and food for a while, never -ever-
> promising that it would go on forever. Leave me, warren and Google out
> of it.
>
> Chris
>
> On Jan 25, 2008 11:29 AM, Tom Pilot <hman_120 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Paul,
> > Since you keep talking about power and rules:
> >
> > Power comes to those who contribute something that others need - in
>  the case of this group, it needs: Google as a sponsor and a good list
>  server admin.
> >
> > Warren could have used his google connection as a leverage but did
>  not.
> >
> > The only rules that can be enforced are defacto rules. (rules that
>  came about by default because they are convinent and happen to work)
> >
> > just the way the world works.
> >
> > If email cost money, there would be a lot less noise here. But its
>  free and fun... also i suspect linux having become so easy to use, now
>  warrants less technical attention so we focus so much on politics...
> >
> > ah  the turns the world makes :)
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----
> > From: Paul Reiber <reiber at gmail.com>
> > To: Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com>
> > Cc: SVLUG <svlug at lists.svlug.org>
> > Sent: Friday, January 25, 2008 10:47:21 AM
> > Subject: Re: [svlug] Officers
> >
> >
> > [snip]
> > ....
> > So, given that the Presidency of SVLUG evidently does NOT include the
> > ability to remove problem volunteers from the group - (I attempted
> > this twice only - with the two most egregious of the volunteers) - I
> > guess it truly is an irrelevant and powerless position; this
> > contributed greatly to my decision on a course of action.  As a
> > MEMBER, and VOLUNTEER, I can be much more effective in manipulating
> > SVLUG to my own ends than I could possibly be as President.  So, to
> > best further my personal mission and my goals for SVLUG to become an
> > educationally-focused organization, I'll now act in only those
> > capacities, and not as President, going forward.
> > ...
> > [snip]
> >
> >
> >
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