Graphic Tools

Mark Smith mark at
Thu Dec 15 12:32:58 EST 2005

Of course, we're all free to create whatever lists and forums we  
want, but I see no indication in Heathers message to suggest that  
what you have in mind would be inapropriate for this list. That's why  
I asked. It just seems that it would be a shame to find that people  
hoping to find thngs out about Revs graphics facilities had to go  
hunting around because that subject matter had migrated to another  


> Dear list members,
> This is a list for discussing how to use revolution. It has always  
> been a list specifically for this purpose. The bigger the list has  
> got, and the larger the number of members, the more important it  
> becomes to stick to this topic, because off topic posts annoy ever  
> larger numbers of people.
> It is a moderated list, and always has been. Historically, this  
> list has needed very little moderation. I've only ever banned two  
> people, both for things which were completely unacceptable  
> (advocating piracy and foul language). Obviously the people on this  
> list are not automatons who do nothing but program, and from time  
> to time opinions will be expressed on various matters, but by and  
> large they have been expressed amicably, and kept sufficiently  
> short that no real action is needed.
> I'm beginning to feel that the list needs more active moderation.  
> For whatever reason, the spirit of the list appears to be rather  
> scratchy at the moment, and the signal to noise ratio is dropping.
> If you want to discuss politics, religion, how to run a business or  
> how not to run a business, free speech, or any other topic that is  
> not directly in keeping with the clearly stated aim of this list,  
> please take it elsewhere. Otherwise I am going to start putting  
> people on moderation, so that the rest of the group can continue to  
> use the list for what it is intended for.
> Warm Regards,
> Heather

On 15 Dec 2005, at 17:10, Mathewson wrote:

> I understood Heather Nagey's ruling to mean that the RR
> Use-List was ONLY to be used to discuss CODE and HOW-TOs.
> The RRGraphix Group that I started takes a rather broader
> canvas (pun intended) - in that it can also be used to
> suggest ways that the Graphic Capabilities of Runtime
> Revolution may be expanded and improved on (constructive
> criticism).
> sincerely, Richmond Mathewson
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