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Where is Shiva?

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Well, Shiva's probably busy... But where is our Welcome message
that is supposed to be posted every now and then? Somebody wants
to take the job?

V
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Aug 15 '07 #1
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Victor Bazarov wrote:
Well, Shiva's probably busy... But where is our Welcome message
that is supposed to be posted every now and then? Somebody wants
to take the job?
What does the job entail ?
Aug 15 '07 #2

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Gianni Mariani wrote:
Victor Bazarov wrote:
>Well, Shiva's probably busy... But where is our Welcome message
that is supposed to be posted every now and then? Somebody wants
to take the job?

What does the job entail ?
I am guessing it would be to pick up the Welcome message from
http://www.slack.net/~shiva/welcome.txt and set up some kind of
automated delivery to Usenet once or twice a week. I would
certainly try for automated if possible. Remembering to post
it manually is just too much...

V
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Aug 16 '07 #3

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MiG
Victor Bazarov wrote:
Gianni Mariani wrote:
>Victor Bazarov wrote:
>>Well, Shiva's probably busy... But where is our Welcome message
that is supposed to be posted every now and then? Somebody wants
to take the job?
What does the job entail ?

I am guessing it would be to pick up the Welcome message from
http://www.slack.net/~shiva/welcome.txt and set up some kind of
automated delivery to Usenet once or twice a week. I would
certainly try for automated if possible. Remembering to post
it manually is just too much...

V
I have been on comp.lang.c++ for some time now and never have seen this
Shiva message posted. In fact I wasn't aware it even existed.

Now that I've read it (thanks for the link BTW) I think it'd be useful
for all of us to have it posted regularly.

Good idea V.

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Aug 16 '07 #4

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Victor Bazarov wrote:
Gianni Mariani wrote:
>Victor Bazarov wrote:
>>Well, Shiva's probably busy... But where is our Welcome message
that is supposed to be posted every now and then? Somebody wants
to take the job?
What does the job entail ?

I am guessing it would be to pick up the Welcome message from
http://www.slack.net/~shiva/welcome.txt and set up some kind of
automated delivery to Usenet once or twice a week. I would
certainly try for automated if possible. Remembering to post
it manually is just too much...
Is there some editing responsibility ?
Aug 16 '07 #5

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Gianni Mariani wrote:
Victor Bazarov wrote:
>Gianni Mariani wrote:
>>Victor Bazarov wrote:
Well, Shiva's probably busy... But where is our Welcome message
that is supposed to be posted every now and then? Somebody wants
to take the job?
What does the job entail ?

I am guessing it would be to pick up the Welcome message from
http://www.slack.net/~shiva/welcome.txt and set up some kind of
automated delivery to Usenet once or twice a week. I would
certainly try for automated if possible. Remembering to post
it manually is just too much...

Is there some editing responsibility ?
Do you want it or do you want to avoid it? <g Do what you think
is needed (the signature at the bottom of it?), I trust your judgement.
Since this is an unmoderated, public, forum, it really has nobody as
its "official greeter" since Shiva stopped posting regularly. For all
I care you can sign the message as yourself or on behalf of the regulars.
And if you want to be totally "legit", post a draft for a discussion
(although I don't really think it's such a big deal).

V
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Aug 16 '07 #6

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"Victor Bazarov" <v.********@comAcast.netwrote in message
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Gianni Mariani wrote:
>Victor Bazarov wrote:
>>Gianni Mariani wrote:
Victor Bazarov wrote:
Well, Shiva's probably busy... But where is our Welcome message
that is supposed to be posted every now and then? Somebody wants
to take the job?
What does the job entail ?

I am guessing it would be to pick up the Welcome message from
http://www.slack.net/~shiva/welcome.txt and set up some kind of
automated delivery to Usenet once or twice a week. I would
certainly try for automated if possible. Remembering to post
it manually is just too much...

Is there some editing responsibility ?

Do you want it or do you want to avoid it? <g Do what you think
is needed (the signature at the bottom of it?), I trust your judgement.
Since this is an unmoderated, public, forum, it really has nobody as
its "official greeter" since Shiva stopped posting regularly. For all
I care you can sign the message as yourself or on behalf of the regulars.
And if you want to be totally "legit", post a draft for a discussion
(although I don't really think it's such a big deal).
Arnuld seems to have taken up the task.
Aug 16 '07 #7

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On Thu, 16 Aug 2007 09:44:47 -0700, Jim Langston wrote:
>"Victor Bazarov" <v.********@comAcast.netwrote in message
Do you want it or do you want to avoid it? <g Do what you think
is needed (the signature at the bottom of it?), I trust your judgement.
Since this is an unmoderated, public, forum, it really has nobody as
its "official greeter" since Shiva stopped posting regularly. For all
I care you can sign the message as yourself or on behalf of the regulars.
And if you want to be totally "legit", post a draft for a discussion
(although I don't really think it's such a big deal).
Arnuld seems to have taken up the task.
Victor mentioned something like "sign the message as yourself". i hope
that meant only using one's name at the end of FAQs. how about linking to
the copy at my blog too ?

BTW, i will post FAQs every Thursday, IST ( == GMT + 5.5 )

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Aug 16 '07 #8

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arnuld wrote:
>On Thu, 16 Aug 2007 09:44:47 -0700, Jim Langston wrote:
>>"Victor Bazarov" <v.********@comAcast.netwrote in message
Do you want it or do you want to avoid it? <g Do what you think
is needed (the signature at the bottom of it?), I trust your
judgement. Since this is an unmoderated, public, forum, it really
has nobody as
its "official greeter" since Shiva stopped posting regularly. For
all
I care you can sign the message as yourself or on behalf of the
regulars. And if you want to be totally "legit", post a draft for a
discussion (although I don't really think it's such a big deal).
>Arnuld seems to have taken up the task.

Victor mentioned something like "sign the message as yourself". i hope
that meant only using one's name at the end of FAQs. how about
linking to the copy at my blog too ?
Only if you want to, and feel comfortable doing so. Of course, if
the original becomes unavailable we'll have to reproduce is somewhere...
BTW, i will post FAQs every Thursday, IST ( == GMT + 5.5 )
Automatically, not manually, yes? Some kind of cron job, so to speak?

V
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Aug 16 '07 #9

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On Aug 16, 11:34 pm, "Victor Bazarov" <v.Abaza...@comAcast.netwrote:
Automatically, not manually, yes? Some kind of cron job, so to speak?
no, i will do manually. if i set up a cron job, i will forget about
this responsibility. i don't want to forget it, want to keep in in
mind. posting one FAQ is not a big deal, just need to copy-paste.
Aug 16 '07 #10

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arnuld wrote:
>On Aug 16, 11:34 pm, "Victor Bazarov" <v.Abaza...@comAcast.net>
wrote:
>Automatically, not manually, yes? Some kind of cron job, so to
speak?

no, i will do manually. if i set up a cron job, i will forget about
this responsibility. i don't want to forget it, want to keep in in
mind. posting one FAQ is not a big deal, just need to copy-paste.
It's up to you, of course.
Aug 16 '07 #11

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