On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 15:18, Will Marshall <email@example.com
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 1:00 PM, Bill Kendrick <firstname.lastname@example.org
>> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 10:25:49AM -0700, Brian Lavender wrote:
>>> What you say is exactly what is happening. I ask technical questions
>>> on the list about OpenOffice and no one responds. I post an email as to
>>> why you might not want to use OpenOffice and the FLOSS'ers (FOSS as you
>>> call it) immediately jump to its defense. I think we have a number of
>>> hobbyists on this list. There should be a Lugod elite organization. Those
>>> who practice it and those who get it. ;-)
> Well, to a large degree before (and to some extent now) posting to
> this list, I just skimmed messages, and just trashed anything without
> immediate interest. I doubt I'm the only person here who is
> subscribed to so many mailing lists that fully reading everything is
> There were also several messages where people stated a preference
> using LaTeX rather than any word processor (and indeed presentation)
> software. Others defended using whatever worked, whether it was OO,
> MS Word, or iWorks. I know that depending on what I need done, I'll
> use OO, Neo-Office, LaTeX, InDesign, Scribus, emacs, (or even vi) etc.
> Each has its strengths and drawbacks. As to specific technical
> issues, I'll leave that to people who use $SPECIFIC_APP more regularly
> and thus, are more qualified to answer.
>> I think this is why we have 'vox' (general discussion, chatter, and
>> apparently arguments when I'm not paying attention)
> Oldest traditios on the internet: Fluff, thread-drift, and arguing :)
>> and 'vox-tech' for
>> the "how do I do this?" questions, and (hopefully) answers.
> Great. Yet another list to subscribe to.
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> than is that of the other arts, for these others speak only of the
> shadow, but music of the essence." -- Schopenhauer
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