[clue] CLUE now has arbitrary modifications going on

Will will.sterling at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 11:17:49 MST 2012

Here, here.  BLUG is a great example of how a LUG should operate.  Little
formalities or drama, just a simple e-mail list and well attended monthly
meetings to discuss Linux and FOSS.

If someone needs an outlet to expend energy and learn along the way he/she
should look for an open source project that is in need of contributors.
 Time there will be much better spent for all involved.

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 10:37 AM, Michael Fierro <miguelito at biffster.org>wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 8:30 PM, YES NOPE9 <yes at nope9.com> wrote:
> > As for some others in this group, I have a real chip on my shoulder about
> > things they have done secretly, that they have done arbitrarily, and the
> > efforts of enthusiasts that they have tossed in the trash so they can
> > maintain their mini-empire.
> Is it possible that things just plain got conflated? CLUE was just a
> bunch of people who loved to use Linux sharing information and
> thoughts via an email list. There was a monthly meeting for local
> members to get together and share their knowledge.
> Somewhere along the way, the scope was expanded to include officers
> and formal rules and parliamentary procedures and the such. CLUE was
> forcibly dragged from being an informal bunch to a formal group. There
> was no way that anything but drama could result.
> And now it appears that people are taking things far too seriously.
> Everything is out of perspective. The molehill of a fun little group
> has been turned into a mountain of internal politics.
> This place was a lot more fun when there was no real structure. Can't
> we aim to get it back to that point?
> --
> Michael Fierro                                      biffster at gmail.com
> "The truth of the matter is, I'm a bright enough guy, but I'm hardly a
> genius." - Cory Doctorow
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