[CentOS] New CentOS/RHEL group on Facebook

Mon Oct 9 13:37:42 UTC 2017
H <agents at meddatainc.com>

On October 9, 2017 2:25:46 PM GMT+02:00, Richard <lists-centos at listmail.innovate.net> wrote:
>I second this. I find it rather ironic that one would try to initiate
>discussion of an open source operating system and environment in a
>proprietary walled off world. This seems rather antithetical to the
>whole intent of centos. 
>  - Richard
>------------ Original Message ------------
>> Date: Monday, October 09, 2017 12:14:55 +0100
>> From: Nux! <nux at li.nux.ro>
>> I personally dislike Facebook, but even so, I think a basic
>> requirement for any web site striving to share knowledge is to be
>> publicly accessible to all which at the moment it is not. Search
>> engines won't be able to crawl it, people without an account won't
>> be able to access it.
>> Can this be changed?
>> Thanks
>> --
>> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>> Nux!
>> www.nux.ro
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Nicolas Kovacs" <info at microlinux.fr>
>>> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
>>> Sent: Sunday, 8 October, 2017 15:48:29
>>> Subject: [CentOS] New CentOS/RHEL group on Facebook
>>> Hi,
>>> There are currently two competing CentOS groups on Facebook. The
>>> "main" group is managed by a small group of autocrats with very
>>> unilateral communication skills. The other one is not managed at
>>> all, judged by the amount of non-CentOS-related stuff published
>>> there (Ubuntu tutorials, Windows games, cheap Ray-Ban sunglasses).
>>> I was a bit frustrated by this state of things, the more so since
>>> I've successfully managed the Slackware Linux Facebook group for a
>>> couple of years, regulating publications, keeping folks on topic
>>> and banning the odd spammer.
>>> So I decided to do the same thing I would do in a software
>>> development context. Fork the project and create a different
>>> CentOS/RHEL Facebook group. The goal of this group would simply be
>>> to provide a no-nonsense discussion platform for all the CentOS
>>> and Red Hat Enterprise Linux users out there. Publications would
>>> be strictly CentOS/RHEL-centered, but on the other hand, you'd be
>>> free to share your CentOS-related blog posts, tutorials and
>>> documentation without getting flamed or banned by an admin.
>>> Anyway, feel free to join the new group:
>>> https://www.facebook.com/groups/2136021589748759/
>>> Cheers from the sunny South of France,
>>> Niki Kovacs
>>> --
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