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Re: NANOG, its decline in s/n

  • From: Scott Granados
  • Date: Thu Aug 08 15:27:50 2002

I'd tend to agree.  B 

Then again I'm just bitter, I expect it:).

On Thu, 8 Aug 2002, John M. 
Brown wrote:

> 
> Having been a participant of the NANOG list since 1995, twice
> a past host of the meetings, and someone that believes we should
> help and educate, I am most concerned over the trend that is
> showing itself here on the list.
> 
> This is a list about knowledge, share, help, and operations. 
> 
> Some on this list are "Old Pro's"  others are just "Old ....."
> 
> I see new names, new faces, sometimes the same questions, sometimes
> slight variences of those questions.
> 
> What then happens is people attack the sender (heck I've even been
> slightly guilty of this), banish them to newbie.dev.nul.
> 
> Threads move quickly from the question to debates on random junk
> and thus become a waste to the community.
> 
> When I first got on the Internet, 1984, it was full of cooperative
> and helpful people.  18 years later, not so much.
> 
> We have real issues to deal with, DMCA, Clarke, The Implosion of ICANN
> (with means the ITU will run things me thinks, not good), and various
> other laws, acts and general clue.void from .void.gov.
> 
> So instead of picking on each other, calling it "standard NANOG hazing"
> or whatever, lets help, be good in our technical honesty, or don't
> post.  If someone doesn't listen to your answer, a BIGGER stick isn't
> going to help, take it private, or move along.
> 
> We are all pro's here, right ??  We got a net to run, lets go do it.
> 
> respectfully,
> 
> john brown
> a person not speaking for anyone else
> 





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