[kwlug-disc] Any point to a K-W LUG Google+ Community?

Chamunks Arkturus chamunks at gmail.com
Sat Apr 13 12:55:39 EDT 2013


Well since I started with the broadcasting I've tried a number of methods
the Google hanngouts stuff compresses things horribly over our network. If
they ever fix that I would move back to that.
On Apr 8, 2013 2:19 PM, "unsolicited" <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:

> Anybody see any point to a K-W Lug Google+ Community?
>
> I sent out a circle to those of you I found, and there's a surprising
> number, but I suspect that isn't what I meant to do. (Apologies. Still
> grokking google+ / the google ecosystem.)
>
> By sending out the circle, I expected the recipients could mutually share
> the circle of recipients, but I'm guessing what I actually did was merely
> give the recipients an opportunity to follow those kwlug'gers I had found.
> As individuals.
>
> Moreover, there is nothing to limit the topics from such circle members to
> kwlug news / bits - although John's (dive) pictures are really good
> viewing! As are many others / posts.
>
> I suspect what I'm thinking of is group kwlug chat on kwlug tidbits. Which
> I think is a google+ community, to which 'circle' members subscribe. kwlug
> specific bits can be sent, while not limiting senders to only their kwlug
> 'circle'. (Google Hangout seems to be the same, is time/ # members limited,
> but adds video.) Circle members and newcomers could also then find
> everybody in one shot / place.
>
> Hangout seems pointless since the meetings are being videographed,
> anyways, but chat (google+ community) could be useful, for example, for in
> meeting presentation non-interrupting discussion, or question submission.
>
> If there's interest in this, I'll create a Google+ Page to be the beacon /
> owner of the Community and let the list know. Those interested could go and
> join, and/or I could invite those kwluggers I've come across thus far.
>
> The e-mail lists are 'limited' in their topics ('Linux', 'K-W', etc.,
> <sort of>), and that's a good thing. Not sure if a Community should be
> similarly limited - I've generally found kwluggers to be 'good' people,
> making 'quality' posts. I've almost universally enjoyed their thoughts,
> pictures, humour, or good news.
>
> Thoughts? I should create a Community? Posts should be limited (although
> there's no way to enforced it)? [Membership can be, but not posts.]
>
> (Or confirmation / corrections of how google+ <stuff> works.)
>
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