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From Shashi Kant <sk...@sloan.mit.edu>
Subject Re: public apology for company spam
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2009 18:15:54 GMT
Yes, it is good to learn that Yonik, Erik et al are also human-beings. :-)
Thanks for all your contributions to Lucene/Solr, this list and the OSS
community in general.

Best,
Shashi


On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 11:36 AM, Erick Erickson <erickerickson@gmail.com>wrote:

> Let's see, you guys generously contributed your time and saved
> my butt way more than once. I *think* I can stand an inadvertent
> message or two <G>...
>
> Best
> Erick
>
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 10:12 AM, Glen Newton <glen.newton@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Yonik,
> >
> > Thank-you for your email. I appreciated and accept your apology.
> >
> > Indeed the spam was annoying, but I think that you and your colleagues
> > have significant social capital in the Lucene and Solr communities, so
> > this minor but unfortunate incident should have minimal impact.
> >
> > That said, you and your colleagues do not have infinite social
> > capital, and hopefully you will have no  reason to be forced to spend
> > this capital in such an unfortunate manner in the future.  :-)
> >
> > sincerely,
> >
> > Glen Newton
> >
> > 2009/3/5 Yonik Seeley <yonik@apache.org>:
> > > This morning, an apparently over-zealous marketing firm, on behalf of
> > > the company I work for, sent out a marketing email to a large number
> > > of subscribers of the Lucene email lists.  This was done without my
> > > knowledge or approval, and I can assure you that I'll make all efforts
> > > to prevent it from happening again.
> > >
> > > Sincerest apologies,
> > > -Yonik
> > >
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