Please clean list membership!

From: David Mertz <voting-project_at_gnosis_dot_cx>
Date: Wed May 04 2005 - 10:45:11 CDT

Arthur, can you please remove Drew's posting permissions?

> So be it. I percieve that Arthur grabbed control of the project from
> David and booted him out of the conversation when David wasn't going
> along with Arthur's agenda.

This is, of course, utter nonsense. In small part, I think Drew
(JamBoi) probably confuses me with Fred--that's understandable in a
way, given the poor audio connection. Though if Drew would *read* the
list rather than simply saturating it with childlike misunderstandings
of security issues, he'd see this also.

But in any case, the meeting Drew mentions probably didn't think
through the teleconferencing technology very well, but no one was
involved in any power grab, or censorship, or anything like that.
Arthur's cell phone was used as a (poorly intelligible) speakerphone,
and he muted it to prevent squelching. Whole story.

> [VoteHere... or most anything] You've got me on that one. Where can I
> go to find out more about the
> systems you refer to? I'll Google around if nothing else.

This is indicative. It is REALLY time now to exclude Drew from this
list, at the least for a week or two. He's nothing more than a waste
of bandwidth. Ignorance that can be remedied by research is not an
excuse for wasting our time.

There are posters whom I occasionally wish had used Google or other
tools a bit more. "JamBoi"'s post consist of nothing other than this.

Yours, David Mertz (OVC CTO)...

P.S. I don't know how old "JamBoi" is in his allegedly generational
ramblings[*], but I am certain that I know people younger than him who
are able to write in grammatical English sentences.

[*] The funny thing is the term "Generation X" that Drew elsewhere
misuses (taken from Douglas Copeland's novel of the same name) refers
to people my age--though at 40, I'm slightly on the old side of that.
The new spelling-challenged youth are are sometimes called Generation
Y; in Drew's case, I think they've made it to Generation Zzzzzz.

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