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Subject: Re: I resign the Post as Moderator.

Author: Terry Presgrove

Date: 15:21:29 07/22/99

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On July 22, 1999 at 18:11:53, Don Dailey wrote:

>Hi Fernando,
>You publicly announced your viewpoints and people still voted for you.
>Now you should stick it out instead of quitting so that people get the
>representation they expected in good faith from you.
>- Don
>I second the motion.

>On July 22, 1999 at 13:46:02, Fernando Villegas wrote:
>>Due to severe and unsurpassable differences between me and Bruce Moreland
>>concerning the moderation issue, I publicaly announce my resignation to the
>>post. The reasons: when I was candidate to be moderator, I already stated -as I
>>already have done in several post- that i was not inclined to deletions, neither
>>to warn people because "off topic" posts. That has always seemed to me childish,
>>silly, narrow minded. I already gave my reasons to tolerate that kind of off
>>topic post, so I will not repeat here my ideas about that. Now I am myself
>>victim of a deletion because of a joke that Bruce consider is only worthy to be
>>in the wall of my bathroom. I do not know what kind of things Bruce has seen in
>>his or another walls, by probably he has not seen the joke i wrote here. It is
>>the kind of thing you can lesson in any table after dinner. Not the great thing.
>>For the same token, the sheer fact that Bruce was upset by that or he thought
>>somebody was going to be is something laughable for me, in the very fringe of
>>paronia. But nevertheless maybe he is right and almost all people here share his
>>point of view. I got the second higher number of votes in the election, but
>>maybe it was just a case of statistical error. Maybe it is me who is out of
>>place here, anyway. Maybe this is, like some british programmer warned me to be,
>>a place just for robots, not for human beings. Or in any case is like the robots
>>rule the site and the rest must comply or be deleted, warned and treated like
>>I have nothing againts Bruce as a person, surely he is a nice guy and a
>>respected professional in his area, but I do have something against some of his
>>ideas about how to moderate this site and clearly he feel the same about me. So
>>why I resign instead of him or a long disputation about this issue? Well,
>>because this things cares the less to me. I do not get a life reading, posting
>>or moderating here. Asd Ingo Althofer, the german mathematician saw with his
>>eyes when in my country and my home, I am not precisely a deprived man looking
>>for a place where to get a life. So I think this, my resignation,  is the best
>>things to all and as much there is a replacement for me, nothing will be
>>damaged, all the contrary.
>>I post this not because I want to begin a war or make a melodramatic sortie,
>>because I suppose I will stay reading and posting here from time to time if
>>Bruce graciously abide to that, but I do it just to warn you not to consider me
>>responsible of any actions taken in the goverment of this site from now on.

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