see3d at writeme.com
Thu Dec 15 11:55:46 CST 2005
I agree with Mark on this one.
A forum might be indicated for graphics simply because graphics are
very visual and screen shots might be helpful to a discussion
(another shameless plug for forums). However, I took Heather's
remarks to be that lengthly (and negative) discussions unrelated to
"using" Rev should be taken somewhere else --especially the kind that
get peoples tempers and frustrations up.
On Dec 15, 2005, at 12:32 PM, Mark Smith wrote:
> 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 place....
>> 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,
> 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
>> sincerely, Richmond Mathewson
>> See Mathewson's software at:
>> The Think Different Store
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