[time-nuts] Does TIME-NUTS LIST-SERV allow CLASSIFIED "For-Sale" private advertisment?

J. Forster jfor at quik.com
Mon Oct 18 15:27:54 EDT 2010


IMO a second list is not a great idea. Ditto a buy-trade-sell site. Nobody
ever reads it.



> On 10/18/2010 06:31 PM, John Ackermann N8UR wrote:
>> We've never had a hard-and-fast rule, but in general the community seems
>> OK with (a) non-dealers making occasional postings about T&F related
>> items (i.e., excess or "housecleaning" items), and (b) commercial
>> sellers making *very* occasional postings about unusual items.
> I think John agrees with me that occasional information on availability
> of DIY-related PCBs/kits (such as the PICTIC) created by fellow
> time-nuts is also OK. So is the case when people has come over a bunch
> of components which is hard to get.
>> Periodic ads, or general "we have the following items" ads, would not be
>> appropriate.
>> At bottom, this is intended to be a technical discussion forum, and not
>> a swap shop.
> We could have a separate time-nuts classified side-kick list, it would
> be much easier to direct other stuff there to keep clean. Just a thought.
> Cheers,
> Magnus
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