March 12, 2005
As Walter said this page held on point "would be a big boost to the D community".

In my thread "A Word to the Wise" it is not countered, that the mass of posts is too large for a single person to read.

Derek Parnell in http://www.digitalmars.com/drn-bin/wwwnews?digitalmars.D/19298 now declared part of the traffic of the D news group as "chaff and rubbish".

As a co-editor for the D news page this leads me to the decision that in the D news page posts are entered only, if enough members of the community have declared a post worthy.

This declaration is done by sending an email to
dnews@yahoogroups.de
containing the number of the post.

Declarations are valid only for posts after 6/30/04.

-manfred
March 12, 2005
Manfred,
Is the "D links page" also getting cleaned up? The original post said:
<quote>
There's so much happening with everyone using D, I've lost track of it.
Hence, the news (www.digitalmars.com/d/dnews.html) and links
(www.digitalmars.com/d/dlinks.html) have fallen into disrepair, and are
formatted ugly anyway.
</quote>
Where should I email a link to? I think clean community pages will be very
much appreciated by people coming to learn about D.

thanks,
Ben

"Manfred Nowak" <svv1999@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:d0udbe$23r7$1@digitaldaemon.com...
> As Walter said this page held on point "would be a big boost to the D community".
>
> In my thread "A Word to the Wise" it is not countered, that the mass of posts is too large for a single person to read.
>
> Derek Parnell in http://www.digitalmars.com/drn-bin/wwwnews?digitalmars.D/19298 now declared part of the traffic of the D news group as "chaff and rubbish".
>
> As a co-editor for the D news page this leads me to the decision that in the D news page posts are entered only, if enough members of the community have declared a post worthy.
>
> This declaration is done by sending an email to
> dnews@yahoogroups.de
> containing the number of the post.
>
> Declarations are valid only for posts after 6/30/04.
>
> -manfred


March 12, 2005
On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 09:38:54 +0000 (UTC), Manfred Nowak wrote:

> As Walter said this page held on point "would be a big boost to the D community".
> 
> In my thread "A Word to the Wise" it is not countered, that the mass of posts is too large for a single person to read.
> 
> Derek Parnell in http://www.digitalmars.com/drn-bin/wwwnews?digitalmars.D/19298 now declared part of the traffic of the D news group as "chaff and rubbish".

Are you serious? I mean, just because I 'declare' something, that doesn't make it necessarily true. Have I rubbed you the wrong way? Well I'm sorry if I have, but please don't use my chaff and rubbish as reason to go off in some grand quest.

> As a co-editor for the D news page this leads me to the decision that in the D news page posts are entered only, if enough members of the community have declared a post worthy.
> 
> This declaration is done by sending an email to
> dnews@yahoogroups.de
> containing the number of the post.
> 
> Declarations are valid only for posts after 6/30/04.
> 
Maybe it an Aussie thing, but you are sure coming across as a person that demands formality and properness in all human exchanges. Sorry I didn't make the cut.

-- 
Derek Parnell
Melbourne, Australia
http://www.dsource.org/projects/build
13/03/2005 12:13:00 AM
March 12, 2005
"Ben Hinkle" <ben.hinkle@gmail.com> wrote:
[...]
> Is the "D links page" also getting cleaned up?

Yes, Joshua Cearley volunteered to do the cleaning and he just assured me of having it on his todo list.

> Where should I email a link to?

Thanks for the hint, that cleaning up only will not suffice. Please send links to

dlinks@yahoogroups.de

I will enter them on a priliminary basis into the page. Thanks.

-manfred
March 12, 2005
"Manfred Nowak" <svv1999@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:d0v8ur$10d$1@digitaldaemon.com...
> "Ben Hinkle" <ben.hinkle@gmail.com> wrote:
> [...]
>> Is the "D links page" also getting cleaned up?
>
> Yes, Joshua Cearley volunteered to do the cleaning and he just assured me of having it on his todo list.

ok. no problem.

>> Where should I email a link to?
>
> Thanks for the hint, that cleaning up only will not suffice. Please send links to
>
> dlinks@yahoogroups.de
>
> I will enter them on a priliminary basis into the page. Thanks.

Excellent! Thanks for taking this job on.


March 12, 2005
"Ben Hinkle" <ben.hinkle@gmail.com> wrote in message news:d0va57$2oq$1@digitaldaemon.com...
> Excellent! Thanks for taking this job on.

Yes. It will be of major benefit.


March 13, 2005
Derek Parnell wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 09:38:54 +0000 (UTC), Manfred Nowak wrote:
> 
> 
>>As Walter said this page held on point "would be a big boost to the D community".
>>
>>In my thread "A Word to the Wise" it is not countered, that the mass of posts is too large for a single person to read.
>>
>>Derek Parnell in
>>http://www.digitalmars.com/drn-bin/wwwnews?digitalmars.D/19298
>>now declared part of the traffic of the D news group as "chaff and rubbish".
> 
> 
> Are you serious? I mean, just because I 'declare' something, that doesn't
> make it necessarily true. Have I rubbed you the wrong way? Well I'm sorry
> if I have, but please don't use my chaff and rubbish as reason to go off in
> some grand quest.

I'm hoping it's just a "cultural misunderstanding". I think people that speak and write English as a first language (such as me and you) often detect nuances and conotations they wern't intended by authors who know English as a secondary language. (And I don't mean to malign anyone's skill at writing English in this newsgroup. Three years of studying Spanish is high school don't make me even close to bilingual.)

-- 
Justin (a/k/a jcc7)
http://jcc_7.tripod.com/d/
March 16, 2005
J C Calvarese wrote:

> skill at writing English in this newsgroup. Three years of studying Spanish is high school don't make me even close to bilingual.)
> 


Well heck, man, after 4 years of English in High School, many people are barely monolingual :P

-- 
-PIB

--
"C++ also supports the notion of *friends*: cooperative classes that
are permitted to see each other's private parts." - Grady Booch
March 16, 2005
In article <d19kvv$1en9$1@digitaldaemon.com>, Paul Bonser says...
>
>J C Calvarese wrote:
>
>> skill at writing English in this newsgroup. Three years of studying Spanish is high school don't make me even close to bilingual.)
>> 
>
>
>Well heck, man, after 4 years of English in High School, many people are barely monolingual :P

Yeah, me, too. ;)

And I think I meant to write: "Three years of studying Spanish *in* high school don't make me even close to bilingual."

jcc7
March 17, 2005
J C Calvarese wrote:
> In article <d19kvv$1en9$1@digitaldaemon.com>, Paul Bonser says...
> 
>>J C Calvarese wrote:
>>
>>
>>>skill at writing English in this newsgroup. Three years of studying Spanish is high school don't make me even close to bilingual.)
>>>
>>
>>
>>Well heck, man, after 4 years of English in High School, many people are barely monolingual :P
> 
> 
> Yeah, me, too. ;)
> 
> And I think I meant to write: "Three years of studying Spanish *in* high school
> don't make me even close to bilingual."
> 
> jcc7

The funny part is that I didn't even notice...:P
The other funny part is that, though I'm supposed to be a technical type, when I took my SATs in high school, I got a higher score on the verbal test than the math test...(730 and 670, respectively). I had a very good English teacher :)

-- 
-PIB

--
"C++ also supports the notion of *friends*: cooperative classes that
are permitted to see each other's private parts." - Grady Booch
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