[LINK] Maintaining the link list

stephen at melbpc.org.au stephen at melbpc.org.au
Sat Feb 19 13:32:54 AEDT 2011

>> That still sounds pretty good.  Maybe we should leave well alone.


Aye to the three amigos .. thank you, gentlemen

and, aye aye to the goodship Link .. for steady as she goes ..

A web-based Link, ok i guess, but it's better if link is home delivered.


> I agree. I think all we are dealing with at the moment is a 
> governance and operations issue. Someone needs to keep an eye on the 
> bouncing addresses, for example.
> As for content, I believe Link has as good a signal to noise ratio as 
> you can get. It's not just about policy, but is about what is 
> happening in the world that may affect what we do and experience. 
> Even things like ebooks and mobiles have now come into play because 
> of the importance of the Internet in their mix. I doubt very much we 
> would have had too many thoughts about those interactions when Link 
> was established. IMO, we should keep a margin of ambiguity to allow 
> for these types of emerging discussions, from content to devices to 
> power plays and governance. They all intermingle.
> We have fun, which is an important aspect, too. And as we all know, 
> there is always the del key and the personal ability to filter for 
> those who we as individuals don't cotton to. I've only done that 
> twice, but it helped keep my blood pressure down a time or two 
> without affecting the rest of the group. So I hope we maintain a bit 
> of levity and don't get too heavy-handed in constraining the group as a
> whole.
> I enjoy this community immensely. It's been part of my Aussie life 
> since 1995, and I'm grateful to Tony and Eric and the other 
> establishers for having the foresight. :-)
> Cheers,
> Jan
> Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
> jwhit at janwhitaker.com
> blog: http://janwhitaker.com/jansblog/
> business: http://www.janwhitaker.com
> Our truest response to the irrationality of the world is to paint or 
> sing or write, for only in such response do we find truth.
> ~Madeline L'Engle, writer
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