[hackerspaces] Removing non-hackerspaces from the hackerspaces.org list?

john arclight arclight at gmail.com
Thu May 5 18:16:32 CEST 2011

It seems like reviews work pretty well on sites like Yelp that list
restaurants. Give people the info and decide for youself.
"Butch's Coffee Shop - 3 reviews: While they do serve coffee, it's mostly a
leather bar where BDSM enthusiasts meet. Lattes half off on Mondays. 3/5

 On May 5, 2011 9:07 AM, "Buddy Smith" <buddy.smith at ieee.org> wrote:
> On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Spike <spike at wolfplex.org> wrote:
>> Hu hu, according http://www.ignitionalley.com/faq it's exactly how
>> Ignition Alley is described: #community and #tech
>> So, Buddy, according the Yves definition, "in any sense of the word"
>> becomes "in every sense of the definition"...
>> Good luck to get a good definition.
>> On another hand, every people reading the page could decide by himself
>> if it's or not an hackerspace according his own expectations. Clean
>> the list isn't an huge priority.
> I simply don't think someone renting office space (being extra cynical
> here) is a hacker space. It's not member owned and operated, it is
> commercially founded and for profit.
> The problem is that now, with 3 different places listed in Atlanta, I
> fear that it's going to continually expand to the point that someone
> actually looking for a hackerspace here won't be able to tell what's
> what.
> And yes, I believe Freeside is the only ACTUAL hackerspace in atlanta.
> I hope that we have more one day, and I welcome it, but Ignition Alley
> and other comercial coworking spaces should not be in the hackerspaces
> list.
> --buddy
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