Update from the NANOG Communications Committee regarding recent off-topic posts

Rhys Rhaven rhys at rhavenindustrys.com
Thu Aug 2 22:22:21 UTC 2012

On 07/30/2012 09:23 PM, Allen McKinley Kitchen (gmail) wrote:
> On Jul 30, 2012, at 15:04, joel jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:
>> On 7/30/12 10:57 AM, Steven Noble wrote:
>>> The fix for this issue is trivial. Every new signup ...
>> Most of the subscribers to the mailing list never post.
> +1 (from an inveterate but VERY appreciative lurker)
> ..Allen
I run a tiny network, no AS number. I try to build interesting features
into my local hackerspace's network from what I find here. I don't post
because I don't have useful experience to the size/scale of what is
posted here. I don't know what your organization is really nor where you
meet or who any of you are.

But even in my small network, I have picked up 10x more operational
knowledge here than what I learned from courses and classes, which
always seem to push you to use X just because it exists or because its
from a specific company.

I guess I mean to say thanks, for the knowledge and the moderation. If
most are like me, this will make it nicer to read. (except those people
whos email client breaks Thunderbird's threading system. no kudos for

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