[kwlug-disc] kwlug on twitter?
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Tue Dec 22 19:35:36 EST 2009
And I just have put some :) in my last post since there's so little
inflection that comes across in email :).
Insurance Squared Inc. wrote:
> g's interpretation of Bob's post:
> <interpretation>Yes! I volunteer!</interpretation>
> As I noted, little to no benefit. Perhaps I should have clarified,
> little to no benefit, more work for volunteers. The website + mailman
> email lists cover 99% of what we need as a group.
> If someone's looking for make work projects that use a funky feed to
> keep things all social-media, then replace the email lists with a
> discussion forum and pull feeds off of the discussion forum. "Last 10
> posts" feed sounds a lot more useful if you want feeds. More useful,
> and not a fad which Twitter is. But no, I'm not volunteering for any
> of that.
> Bob Jonkman wrote:
>> If the KWLUG site produced Atom/RSS feeds they could be set up to
>> feed Twitter directly, without human interference.
>> I'd like to see a KWLUG Atom/RSS feed simply so that I can see the
>> new meeting announcements in my news reader...
>> Also, if http://twitter.com/kwlug is to be acquired, then I recommend
>> that http://identi.ca/kwlug be acquired also.
>> It looks like there is already a KWLUG page on Facebook:
>> http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2372274435 Is it just me, or
>> is the script something like Sinhalese? Either way, the page is
>> badly out-of-date, with the only entry being the Beryl/Compiz demo in
>> November 2007.
>> There's also a KWLUG group on LinkedIn:
>> What about all those other social networking sites? Plaxo, Bebo,
>> Frappr, MySpace...
>> I recommend to people that even if they don't intend to use these
>> services, they should acquire their name and establish an identity
>> anyway. Better to have your own ID than to have someone else acquire
>> it, and possibly use it for identity fraud purposes. If you've
>> already established your own ID it's more difficult for someone else
>> to spoof you. Witness "Fake Steve Jobs" on Twitter, and Australian
>> censorship minister Stephen Conroy on stephenconroy.com.au
>> Paul Nijjar wrote:
>>> On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 08:01:13AM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>>>> anyone interested in getting kwlug on twitter? so far, "kwlug"
>>>> isn't allocated. might be worth grabbing it while it's still there.
>>> I do not understand Twitter well, so forgive the newbie questions.
>>> Who would post to this? Is this an account (like for one person) or
>>> would it be some kind of aggregator?
>>> I don't think I would oppose being all Web 2.0, but I am not sure I
>>> would personally want to put in the work of maintaining that presence.
>>> If other people do then I would vote that they go for it.
>>> - Paul
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