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Re: ... a plea from the gallery

From: Harold A. Driscoll <harold@driscoll.chi.il.us>
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 1999 20:03:31 -0500
Message-Id: <199910070106.UAA08030@clavin.interaccess.com>
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Cc: "Gary Alderman (Home Address)" <g_alderman@email.com>, "'W3C Validator'" <www-validator@w3.org>
At 12:41 06-10-99 , Kynn Bartlett wrote:
>At 01:12 PM 10/06/1999 -0400, Gary Alderman wrote:
>>PLEASE !!! take this foolishness to private e-mail.  [...]
>>You guys have caused the signal-to-noise ratio of this channel
>>to degrade into unusability as you argue in diminishing spirals.

>I don't believe that this discussion is off-topic or inappropriate
>for the list; I'm sorry that you aren't personally interested in
>the topic, but please don't equate your lack of interest with a
>mandate that the discussion terminate immediately.

	signal:	Discussion of The W3C Validation Service.  [0]
	noise:		anything else.

Let's have signal, and a lot less noise. Once upon a time this list was
focused on "The W3C Validation Service."  Such would seem a noble goal to
return to, and a lot less hassle for those of us who have that focused
interest.  Please.


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'The point? The community is hardly dead. And the usual advice applies:
anyone who wants more signal and less noise should generate more signal,
not just complain about the noise. As I like to say, it's easy to hit the
"Delete" key, but my keyboard has no "Create" key.'
  --Tim May, March 1997, responding to "the death of Cypherpunks" fears.
Harold A. Driscoll                       mailto:harold@driscoll.chi.il.us
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