Re(2): [SunRescue] Proposition about this list
lgriffin at BSD4US.ORG
Tue Jan 25 17:11:20 CST 2000
I guess if all the people on this list were also on workstations then it
would be worth it to have two lists... I don't know: I think it's awesome
that Mr. Bill takes care of this stuff and I don't - I change my mind too
<:) Lyndon Griffin
On Tue, 25 Jan 2000, Tim Hauber wrote:
> rescue at sunhelp.org,Internet writes:
> >Difficult question... obviously, Sun is what got us all here. For the
> >most part, anyone that has a question has a Sun (feeling guilty about my
> >HP related posts). I think that opening up may detract from the quality
> >of this list. It may be prudent to state that this is a Sun-specific
> >list, but we actually deal with more than just Suns, on occasion.
> ><:) Lyndon Griffin
> Or maybe you need to desire old Sun eqipment to join the list, but then we
> discuss any problem or interest you have?
> I did notice the general workstation list doesn't get traffic anywhere
> near the volume of the Sunrescue list.
> I think the list will probably stay high end oriented, just because the
> geek-speak here will scare away people that don't care to learn, and
> people that want to get involved tend to lurk for a while to see what's
> going on, at least I did. Generally, high end machines (that is not
> rubber stamp PC boxes) speak for themselves, and people who use them don't
> care to use the walmart machines. I find non-Sun high end input (SGI,
> Alphas, etc.) to be at least interesting reading, and often comes in handy
> when you get a chance to work with stuff you haven't seen before.
> I'm for broadening the list, as long as we don't get swamped in Linux86
> newbies who bought RedHat at Sam's Club (yes they are selling it) Or in
> people who don't bother to empty their mailboxes and spam the list:-)
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