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From RGB ES <rgb.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Dissatisfaction amongst the community admins, moderators and volunteers
Date Wed, 07 Sep 2011 20:43:28 GMT
2011/9/7 Larry Gusaas <larry.gusaas@gmail.com>:
> On 2011-09-06 8:04 PM  Rob Weir wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 9:38 PM, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak
>> <andrew@pitonyak.org>  wrote:
>>>
>>> On 09/04/2011 02:23 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>
>>>> If you do not own the hardware, the domain name and the trademark, then
>>>> you are operating at the pleasure of those who do own these things.  That
>>>> might feel like autonomy, but that is illusory.  If you want to see what
>>>> autonomy looks like, look at http://www.oooforum.org/
>>>
>>> where sadly nothing happens for years until the one person able to do
>>> anything significant finally decides to make a change.....  I see,
>>> therefore, far more spam and other things there than at the user forum.
>>>  Yet, years later, nothing has been done to improve things.
>>>
>> It looks like a very active forum, with many users and volunteers
>> answering questions.
>>
>> And strangely I see Terry has an account there, with 554 posts:
>>
>> http://www.oooforum.org/forum/profile.phtml?mode=viewprofile&u=30585
>>
>> Hagar has 5,171 posts there:
>>
>> http://www.oooforum.org/forum/profile.phtml?mode=viewprofile&u=24243
>
> What is so strange about that? As has been mentioned before, the
> http://user.services.openoffice.org/en/forum/index.php forum was started
> because of many problems on http://www.oooforum.org/
>
> Terry, and especially Hagar have continued to give support at the old forum,
> although most of their  posts were before the new forum was established.
>
>> And even you have 3,512 posts there:
>>
>> http://www.oooforum.org/forum/profile.phtml?mode=viewprofile&u=3905
>
> Andrew is a very active member of that forum and also posts on the new
> forum.
>
>> It couldn't have been all that bad if you spent so much time
>> volunteering on those boards.
>
> Hagar and Terry knew the problems there because of all the time they spent
> there. That is why a new forum was started. If you looked at the time period
> they posted there rather than just the number of posts they made, that would
> have been apparent to you. But that wouldn't have served your purpose in
> making this post.
>
> By the way, what is the purpose of your post? How does it aid in the
> migration of the forum to Apache?
>

Indeed. I have 1743 posts on the old forums, but last one was on
December 2007, /almost four years ago/: since then I only participated
on the new forums. What's wrong with that?
IMHO, out-of-context (and useless) "statistics" do not help on this discussion.

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