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From drew <d...@baseanswers.com>
Subject Re: Proposal to close the Vietnamese Language User Forum
Date Tue, 31 Jan 2012 05:54:07 GMT
On Tue, 2012-01-31 at 00:38 -0500, Louis Suárez-Potts wrote:
> Hi Drew,
> 
> 
> On 31 January 2012 00:34, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I was poked by one of the folks on the forums today with regards to the
> > Vietnamese Language site.
> >
> > The site has been left without any native language supporters for quite
> > a while and is once again sprouting a nice growth of SPAM, with no real
> > usage by end users, at least not that I an see.
> >
> > I would like to propose the following - barring any strong objections of
> > couse:
> >
> > In the morning I'll start cleaning up the spam.
> >
> > On Feb 2nd will take the following steps:
> >
> > - Post a global announcement on the forum directly future requests for
> > help to the English language forum.
> >
> > - Disable the ability to register new accounts.
> >
> > - Lock all lists on the forum.
> >
> > This will effectively close the forum.
> > /////
> >
> > The same proposal was posted to the Forum Governance board on the
> > English form a few minutes ago.
> >
> > Best wishes,
> >
> > Drew Jensen
> 
> Have you or anyone you know contacted the former VT group? I tried a
> while ago (early last year) and was informed that most of the
> community were now in LO's fold.
> 
> But that was then.

Yes more then once with no response.

Honestly though, the 3rd party libO forum with a VI section really isn't
taking off either, nor is the mailing list traffic for that matter.

Hope springs eternal however and is why I propose locking it for now,
rather then just taking it down, at least for a while longer.


> >
> >
> 
> -louis
> 



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