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Re: rampant offtopic and offensive posts to debian-user

On Sat, 19 May 2007, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Fri, May 18, 2007 at 04:41:49PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > [4] FWIW, forums.debian.net has an offtopic section that actually 
> > seems to be used appropriately, without bothering the technical 
> > discissions in other sections.
> Debian seems to have a policy of not hosting -offtopic lists[1]. Can 
> this be reconsidered?
> [1] http://www.debian.org/MailingLists/HOWTO_start_list

If you want to be off topic yet marginally related to Debian, use
-curiosa. If it has nothing to do with Debian at all, pick from the
multitude of fora where it would be on topic.

Don Armstrong

Miracles had become relative common-places since the advent of
entheogens; it now took very unusual circumstances to attract public
attention to sightings of supernatural entities. The latest miracle
had raised the ante on the supernatural: the Virgin Mary had
manifested herself to two children, a dog, and a Public Telepresence
 -- Bruce Sterling, _Holy Fire_ p228

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