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Re: ... a plea from the gallery

From: Lloyd Wood <L.Wood@surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 12:31:35 +0100 (BST)
To: "Harold A. Driscoll" <harold@driscoll.chi.il.us>
cc: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>, "Gary Alderman (Home Address)" <g_alderman@email.com>, "'W3C Validator'" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.02.9910071228590.3801-100000@petra.ee.surrey.ac.uk>
On Wed, 6 Oct 1999, Harold A. Driscoll wrote:

> 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.
> Try:
> 	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."

Is that 'The W3C-endorsed validation service' or 'the validation
service running on the W3C server?'



'The W3C Validation Service Graphics' is such a loaded phrase.

> Such would seem a noble goal to
> return to, and a lot less hassle for those of us who have that focused
> interest.  Please.
> /Harold
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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.
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> Harold A. Driscoll                       mailto:harold@driscoll.chi.il.us
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