[linux-elitists] Point of order

Ben Woodard woodard@redhat.com
Mon May 19 13:38:40 PDT 2003

I know that RH has lobbyists and I know that MS has lobbyists. Does
anyone think that it is time to make an advocacy group sort of like the
AOPA, ARRL, and AARP to represent free software minded voters?


On Sat, 2003-05-17 at 07:22, Don Marti wrote:
> Posting on the subject of the 2000 US Presidential election after
> today, Saturday May 17, 2003, will be a violation of List Policy.
> There are plenty of other places to discuss this topic, and we're
> starting to lose interesting lurkers.
> It seems like every forum with members from the US had to have its
> 2000 election thread, we've had ours, and it's over.
> If you want to use your .sig to mention this issue, or include a
> a _brief_ mention of it in an otherwise substantial, informative,
> correct, well-written, original, and on-topic post, that's fine.
> I don't want to get thrown off other lists for comparing somebody
> to Vidkun Quisling or Kim Philby when WWII and the Cold War are
> off-topic there.  But a brief "ObElite" in an otherwise off-topic
> post won't do.

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