[ILUG-BOM] Why are We Cross-posting ??

Nitesh Mistry mailbox at mistrynitesh.net
Sat May 21 23:18:46 IST 2011

On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 03:55:43PM +0530, Narendra Sisodiya wrote:
> On Sat, May 21, 2011 at 2:33 PM, Nitesh Mistry <mailbox at mistrynitesh.net>wrote:
> > Is it possible to have a single LUG globally so that cross posting can
> > be completely eliminated?
> I wish if it can happen..
> but I strongly recommend for a single mailing list for BOTPG (Bharat Open
> Technology Promoters Group) so that dedicated people who want
> to promote FOSS/OpenStandards can work collaboratively. I basically
> recommend TASK - based mailing list... If purpose of two mailing list
> overlap 100% then they must merge otherwise collaboration is ok.

So if the purpose/task of one ml is to discuss and promote linux in Mumbai
and another's is to do so in Chennai, they should remain separate, right?

> Also, till now, foss promotion and contribution is done at individual level
> (or at a small group) but till now we (the people of Bharat)
> never shown-ed any Unity...

Is that problem particular to India? Would really like to know how it
happens elsewhere in the world.

Nitesh Mistry | www.mistrynitesh.com
PGP Key ID A6FEF696 | 'geekosopher' on irc.freenode.net

More information about the Linuxers mailing list