[Klug-general] Future of KLUG, an offer/idea
george.prowse at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 22:54:17 UTC 2012
On 19/02/2012 22:16, James Morris wrote:
> I find the mailing list valuable and as long as that keeps going I'm
> reasonably happy. I was reading about spam policies the other day and
> it was recommended as business practice for owners of (marketing)
> mailing lists to post at minimum once a week to prevent people
> forgetting they are subscribed to a list and reporting the business
> for spam. I think there is some relevance here. It doesn't take a
> great deal of effort to make a short post to draw attention to
> something which interests us or to something we are working on. It
> might be that a post is ignored, but it at least reminds people KLUG
> exists. At best it starts a discussion and we learn about new stuff.
> At worst people take things personally and argue, but you get that on
> any mailing list and there hasn't been any long lasting arguments and
> resentments (as far as I'm aware) on KLUG.
> Regarding meetings, I'm not always motivated enough to travel to
> Maidstone especially when having to get up early for it (I usually end
> up on the PC late at night) so would prefer the roaming scheme but
> will take what we can get.
Along similar lines to the above, I use the list more than going to
meets. As an epileptic I am unable to drive and public transport only
realistically means I can make Maidstone. I prefer the social/pub meets,
they're usually quite fun!
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