[sf-perl] meetup :-(

David Fetter david at fetter.org
Mon Apr 5 14:09:00 PDT 2010

On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 02:00:21PM -0700, David Alban wrote:
> i have to log in to see the location?  i call "bullshit".  pardon my
> negativity, but i'm not a fan of the way meetup works, or perhaps of
> the way we're using it.  i can find naan n curry easily enough on
> the web, but having to log in to see the location of an event just
> bugs the crap out of me.  not to mention, even having to go to the
> web to get details i think should go in the email that gets sent to
> the list.

You have bumped into an "anti-feature," which is to say a "feature" no
customer in their right mind would ever want.  Anti-features are
intended to benefit the seller at the expense of the customer.  The
traditional way (that actually works--boycotts do not) to hit back at
this tactic is via legislation and enforcement of same.


> thanks.
> p.s.  please don't take this personally, fred.  apparently i'm cranky today.
> On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Fred Moyer <fred at redhotpenguin.com> wrote:
> > Check out the details and RSVP at Meetup:
> >
> > http://www.meetup.com/San-Francisco-Perl-Mongers/calendar/13070272/
> -- 
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