[volunteers] volunteers Digest, Vol 60, Issue 3

Margaret Wendall mwendall at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 14:47:32 PST 2010


Mark and Rick -

If no one is using the carpool list, it might be because no one knows how to
find it. That doesn't matter, because people could post a request for a ride
to the general list, and most don't do this, either.

I think we ought to eliminate the existing carpool list.

Margaret Wendall

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>   1. Re: (forw) [svlug] [fwd] [Carpool request] Re: Reminder:
>      LUGOD meets tonight: Amazon Web Services, plus Nokia N900
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> Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 20:59:38 -0800
> From: Mark Weisler <mark at weisler-saratoga-ca.us>
> Subject: Re: [volunteers] (forw) [svlug] [fwd] [Carpool request] Re:
>        Reminder: LUGOD meets tonight: Amazon Web Services, plus Nokia N900
> To: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com>
> Cc: volunteers at lists.svlug.org
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> Rick Moen wrote:
> > This seems like a good time for my approximately annual reminder that
> > the Reiber-created "carpool" SVLUG mailing list continues to be
> > stillborn and an utter failure.  As I expected, the prior two times
> > I've posted this annual reminder, someone leapt up, as if driven by
> > Pavlovian reflex, to assert that a "carpool" mailing list surely _must_
> > be a good idea, because, after all, it's for a good cause, and all that,
> > and challenging me to _prove_ that the mailing list is a bad idea --
> > which task I declined to take on.
> >
> > So, please consider the point to have now been made for the third
> > consecutive year.
> >
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> Seems to me we could terminate the carpool mailing list as a small step
> toward simplification. As Rick has pointed out in past years, the
> occasional request for a ride can be posted on one of our other lists.
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> - --
> Mark Weisler
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Margaret Wendall
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"Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?" - Juvenal
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