[K12OSN] Teacher Forums

Eric Harrison eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us
Mon Dec 6 03:15:37 UTC 2004

On Sun, 5 Dec 2004, Pat wrote:

> Eric Harrison wrote:
>> As I've stated in the past, I'd really rather not try to split up
>> the existing community. A mixture of technical and non-technical
>> people is what has got us this far.
>> On the other hand, I can see the great value in a "users" list for
>> those "how do I make an openoffice template" type of questions. I
>> understand that John EndUser would be confused or intimidated by
>> the questions asked by Jane SysAdmin.
>> If we do choose to setup a new forum, I'd like it to have as much
>> cross-pollination as possible with this forum.
>> So I guess I vote for a. A new, teacher focused mailman list
>> -Eric
> Eric - you are the man and I completely see your fear regarding splitting the 
> community.  I read this list precisely because of that community and 
> diversity.  I guess I just see/saw an opportunity to help out, and am willing 
> to do that, but I wouldn't want the attempt to help turn out to be a 
> detriment!
> I could host a mailman list, a bbs or bow out as you see most helpful, you're 
> the man so I'll certainly go along with your wishes.
> Pat

I apologize if I sounded "authoritative". In the grand-scheme, I have
no authority even if I tried ;-)

I just wanted to toss out what I had on my mind before I registered
my vote. I'll happily tag along for the ride if everyone else votes


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