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Re: [T3] NONA from the ashes


I am talking about promoting the posting stories (articles) to this list
that are specifically written to go to the NONA newsletter. This does not
make any assumption about abstaining from participation in this, or any
other forum. Nor does it make any assumption about each individual making
choices about the material they write and what to do with it. But I do
believe it is wrong to use this list to promote such activity.

Enough said.

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Nathan Jacobsen
'62 NB
'69 SB M/T
ICQ #38633286
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>


> If someone has a T3 story to tell then I would like to hear it.  So the
> person happens to be a member of NONA, that doesn't mean all Notchback
> material automatically becomes the possession of NONA.  Since the NONA
> newsletter is printed then one could draw the conclusion that not all
> members have web/email access.  By 'publishing' a story to this list as
well
> as the newsletter, NONA is not being undermined.  A membership fee does
not
> dictate abstaining from other similar organizations (or publications).
>
> Taking this argument from another view point, if a NONA member was also a
> member of this email list, then by participating in the T3 discussions and
> offering/requesting input in the T3 list solution space they are, under
your
> definition, undermining NONA.  Similarly, since I helped with the
financing
> of this organization (as did others), that individual is also undermining
> the T3 list if they contribute to this list but reserve some information
> strictly for the NONA newsletter (I don't feel this way, it's just to
> further illustrate my argument).
>
> Stories, advice, classifieds...where do you draw the line?  And how would
> you justify it?
>
> My thoughts,
>    Toby "Next week's discussion:  A TypeIII's Right-To-Life." Erkson
>    air_cooled_nut@pobox.com  <-- Please use this address for email
>    '72 VW Squareback 1.6L bored and stroked to 2.0L, Berg five-speed
>    '95 VW Jetta III GL 2.0L, P-Chipped, Jamex sport suspension
>    Portland, Os7ttp://www.pobox.com/~toby_erkson/
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >While I appreciate Greg's interest in promoting this forum, I
> >disagree with this sentiment.
> >
> >NONA is a club with a membership fee. It provides a service unique to
> >Notchback owners and hopefully the membership fees will provide enough
> >funding to keep it active and growing. By posting your stories
> >to this list,
> >you are circumventing the organization and threatening to
> >undermine it's
> >existence. If the NONA members want to change the format from a printed
> >newsletter to electronic discussion lit, that discussion
> >should occur from
> >within NONA, not here.
>
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