WLUG's MailingList is one of the primary methods of communication between members. It is (barely) moderated, has very low to moderate traffic, and exists to help the LUG members keep in touch, get organised, and offer help to anyone who has a Linux-related problem. We have list archives too.
Note: you must be subscribed to the list to be able to post to the list. Any message sent from an unsubscribed address will be automatically discarded!
See http://www.wlug.org.nz/archive/mailing-list-aup.txt for the definitive AUP. Here is a summary:
As such, we expect members of this list to adhere to the principles espoused in the official WlugCharter, in particular, Rule 6, which covers the activities on this mailing list.
While this is an AcceptableUsePolicy, the WlugCommittee do recognise the need for informal discussion among list members, and draconian administration is not the goal here. Please keep in mind, however, that your comments to this list do represent the WLUG, and while it is good to be seen as an organisation with a sense of humour, some comments may do major harm to our credibility as a serious advocate of GNU/Linux and all things FreeSoftware/OpenSource related.
List discussion should
Posters who consistently violate these guidelines will be dealt with at the discretion of the List Maintainer.
If you feel you have been unfairly dealt with, you have recourse to any member of the WlugCommittee.
Our first post is lost to us due to the list running originally on a manky MicrosoftExchange server, and GreigMcGill not keeping archives. However, the first post to the first "real" list dates back to March '99, which puts the origins of WLUG at (very approximately) six months earlier.