SPUG: RE: Hosting SPUG meetings

Ryan Erwin ryan at erwin.org
Thu Oct 14 14:22:51 CDT 1999

Sorry about that...

I forgot to add the little :-)
I was just offering a suggestion and being funny (i thought)


ryan [ryan at erwin.org]

On Thu, 14 Oct 1999, Devin L. Ganger wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Oct 1999, Ryan Erwin wrote:
> > No get to the meetings and stop your complaining...
> Granted, I may have taken this wrong because I've been wrestling with a
> recalcitrant server for the last 24 hours, but this came across
> (especially with the lack of a smiley, which it desperately needed) as
> needlessly condescending and rude.
> I cannot speak for anyone else, but when the call went out for opinions, I
> gave mine.  In my case (and for a few of my co-workers), the current
> locations for the SPUG meetings make it not worth our while to go to,
> especially if we're going to be car-pooling and driving from Sultan to
> Everett to Seattle, back to Everett, back to Sultan.
> 522/Lake City Way, while often a good way to go, is often a lousy way to
> go as well.  It's a toss-up.
> Input was requested.  Input was given.  Apparently, I brought up a valid
> point, gievn the amount of discussion that has ensured from it, as well as
> a few really stellar ideas that have resulted.
> Snide remarks just get in the way and don't do anyone any good.  They
> often make it more difficult to come to consensus.  Can we please make
> sure they don't enter into the discussion, lest someone get offended? 
> -- 
> Devin L. Ganger, Chief Systems Administrator, Premier1 Internet Services
> One zone to rule them all, one zone to find them
> One zone to bring them all and in the darkness BIND them...
>     motd for mordor.premier1.net, a proposed master nameserver

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