[hackerspaces] Thread which I nominate for death: "Hackingthe Spaces: A critical acclaim of what was, is and could be a hackerspace "

friday demola demolaboy at gmail.com
Thu May 14 12:07:42 CEST 2009

"Well i agree with what Eic said,and i think what he said is right.
So let think about it

On 5/11/09, druid at stonedcoder.org <druid at stonedcoder.org> wrote:
> Implicitly, off list in private emails, but yeah 3rics email did not call
> out moving the thread so much as simply killing it.
> It's appropriate now to maybe just say
> "in the future, if you feel a thread is inappropriate or damaging, feel
> free to file a request for it to be moved off list, respectfully, and see
> if your request gets seconded and thirded"
> this will at least hopefully serve to either force discussion on what
> about the offending thread is harmful or inappropriate. This does not
> prevent anyone from sending emails, so is not censorship, more
> organizational self correction.
> In major US corps it's common to see a manager send an email stating "THIS
> THREAD WILL NOT CONTINUE!" as an ultimatum, especially with senior
> engineers who often enjoy belaboring the point, well past the point of
> diminishing returns. This is not a good practice for a community of peers,
> so the "I request this thread be moved off list" and waiting for second
> and third votes is more appropriate.
> -Eric
> On Mon, 11 May 2009, Jens Ohlig wrote:
>> Am 11.05.2009 um 21:26 schrieb druid at stonedcoder.org:
>>> Agree, common netiquette defines that on un-moderated lists, a call to
>>> move a thread to another forum be respected, or at least not ridiculed.
>> I'm not trying to ridicule it, but what other forum than "let it die" was
>> suggested? I'm asking because I'm still very much interested in the
>> discussion and would love to continue it.
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