Re: Chat subgrou for Tech Talk

Marie <>

This sounds like a good decision. And if the chat dwindles, you can delete the sub-group. Should satisfy everyone but of course that is impossible. I have high hopes for this list and think it will be a good one.

From: Carlos
Sent: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 3:39 PM
Subject: [TechTalk] Chat subgrou for Tech Talk
Okay, since I suspect this is likely to be the prevailing opinion, I have gone ahead and created a chat subgroup.  I agree that the excessive chatting may simply be a side effect of the fact that it is a new list, but having it available certainly can't hurt.  One of the differences between a standard/parent group and a subgroup, is that only members of the parent group can subscribe to a subgroup.  I hope that everyone understands that as much as I don't want to be a jerk, if we're going to make this change, I will have to mostly enforce the restriction on too much general chatting/humor on the primary list.  Of course, part of my reasoning for creating a new list was to provide a more open minded/friendly environment so this doesn't mean that I'm going to turn into a raving dictator.  In my opinion and experience, most rules which are too strictly enforced only wind up irritating those who are required to follow them.
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