[vcf-midatlantic] Moving forward
dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 14:21:14 EST 2020
I'm sorry for that. This discussion has become counter-productive and in
the interest of everyone's sensibilities, we should mute this discussion.
Everything that needs to be said has been said. I thank everyone for
their opinions and their patience. As everyone knows, this is not the norm
here. Time to move on.
On Wed, Nov 11, 2020 at 2:12 PM Peter Fletcher via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> These sorts of discussions are why many of us aren’t more actively
> involved. I enjoy showing up at VCF East and having an exhibit, but life is
> complicated enough to see this sort of infighting every few months.
> Evan did great things and the steering committee does great things. I’ll
> stick to showing up once a year for VCF East and start muting these threads
> for my own sanity.
> > On Nov 11, 2020, at 8:59 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > From: Evan Koblentz <evan at snarc.net>
> > Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Moving forward
> > Date: November 11, 2020 at 8:59:28 AM EST
> > To: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
> > What I see is a bunch of my so-called "friends" jumping on a vigilante
> bandwagon, as if the group was going nowhere or must "recover" because my
> leadership held it back.
> > Fifteen years spent building the collection, the museum, East, pushing
> forward the return of West, building amazing relationships with ACM, Bell
> Labs, Babbage Institute, CHM, IEEE, and all of the other collector/hobbyist
> groups, winning awards at NYC Maker Faire, growing the budget from zero to
> $50,000/year ... how easily we forget.
> > Corey said it best when I resigned back in December: the group, the
> museum, and VCF East all likely would not exist if not for me.
> > Yet hear you all are trampling on my grave and threatening to kick me
> > Apple without Steve Jobs is nothing special.
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