[conspire] not mentioning years (was Re: July schedule posted)

Tony Godshall tony at of.net
Tue Jul 7 15:35:49 PDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting Tony Godshall (tony at of.net):
> > I went to a BayLISA event at Yahoo a month or two back.
> >
> > It happened the year before.
> >
> > Egg on my face.
> I can well imagine.  But it wasn't my calendar that sent you there.
> > Not mentioning years in web pages is one of my pet peeves.  What,
> > people who write articles think the web is transitory?  Almost makes
> > me want to do all my websurfing through archive.org's wayback machine
> > where at least the infrastructure tells you when the page was editted.
> There's definitely some strong merit to what you're saying, here.
> A public calendar that goes unmaintained for more than a year, _and_
> omits mention of the year from included events, definitely becomes a
> menace to users.  I try to never let that happen.  ("So, don't do that,
> ...

Sorry I vented.  Didn't mean to trigger a long rant.  And no, it
wasn't yours.  It was BayLisa dot org.  And they still don't have
a year up!

They do have this on the right...

> Recent Videos:
> General Meeting, May 2007

I guess that should have been a clue.


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