[Klug-general] Alan Turing Pardon Petition

George Prowse george.prowse at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 16:38:23 UTC 2009

Jeremy Hooks wrote:
> 2009/9/1 George Prowse <george.prowse at gmail.com>:
>> It's a deviation from the subject of the ML. Have a look for the "L" in KLUG
> For what it's worth, I for one don't mind this thread, I never knew
> that there was a petition to have Alan Turing pardoned (and have now
> signed it).  Okay it isn't about Linux, but it is technology related,
> and don't forget there is also a U and a G in KLUG - if someone wants
> to start a thread that they think is likely to be of interest to
> others in the user group, that seems quite reasonable to me.  All that
> said, I can think of a million and one topic threads which might cause
> me to make the same complaint that you did (or atleast think it) - it
> is a fine line (or non-existant, I'm not sure if there is a written
> set of rules, just nettiquet).

Also FWIW It wasn't anything against this thread, this one just happened 
to be the proverbial straw

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