Linked by David Adams on Wed 1st Jul 2009 21:30 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Today's a slow news day, so I thought it would be a good day to bring up an idea I've been incubating. I've been contemplating launching an OSNews-like site on the topic of Enterprise Computing. Obviously, OSNews covers the OS-related aspects of heavy-duty business, scientific, and academic computing already, and sometimes news on databases, app servers, cloud computing and other related topics too, but a lot of the kind of news that is useful to enterprise IT people falls outside of OSNews' purview, and it's appropriate to keep it that way. But I think that the enterprise IT world could use an OSNews-like site to aggregate and examine the latest news in that sphere. So my question to you, dear OSNews readers, is this: Do you agree? Would you be interested in reading and participating in a site on that topic? Would you be interested in being involved? If so, I'd like to recruit a few editors to help me launch it. Read on for more details. Update: Are there any native Korean speakers who read OSNews? If you are one, and you'd be willing to help me out with a short project, please contact me.
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RE[4]: Oh noes
by kaiwai on Fri 3rd Jul 2009 02:07 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Oh noes"
kaiwai
Member since:
2005-07-06

All of us receive all e-mails sent to the crew address. I am at a loss to remember since my becoming an editor, a single e-mail you have sent to us at osnews-crew@osnews.com—my gmail search turns up nothing. You’ve submitted four links, of which I believe all were published.

If they’re deaf ears, it’s because you’re not saying anything—and the ‘conversations’ section doesn’t count, we have provided a response to your—to put it blunty—trolls there previously.

If you have something you wish to contribute Kawaii, please address it in the proper manner to the team, instead of taking pot shots from your armchair.


I actually wrote some articles and forwarded it to you guys thinking that you would sooner want to host it on your own site instead of linking it to my blog. Since I never received a reply as to why it was not accepted, I assumed it was ignored. If article quality was poor, the quality of English was substandard then why not state it in an email reply? if it is outside the scope of this website, why not state it in a reply email?

Edited 2009-07-03 02:08 UTC

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RE[5]: Oh noes
by Thom_Holwerda on Fri 3rd Jul 2009 08:34 in reply to "RE[4]: Oh noes"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

I actually wrote some articles and forwarded it to you guys thinking that you would sooner want to host it on your own site instead of linking it to my blog. Since I never received a reply as to why it was not accepted, I assumed it was ignored. If article quality was poor, the quality of English was substandard then why not state it in an email reply? if it is outside the scope of this website, why not state it in a reply email?


If you submit a link to us via the submission form (or even as an email), then no, I'm not going to handle each and every of those submissions personally with an email. We get dozens of those each day, it would be retarded and pointless to do so.

If you send me an original article submission, you'll get a reply. But from what I recall, you only submitted links to your blog, and now you're crying because I didn't link to all of them on OSNews.

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RE[5]: Oh noes
by David on Fri 3rd Jul 2009 15:10 in reply to "RE[4]: Oh noes"
David Member since:
1997-10-01

Generally, when someone submits an article, we're eager to publish it. But if that article is already published on a personal blog, we're reluctant to re-publish it. Because it's not our policy to re-publish already-published articles, we'd need to ask the author to remove it from the blog, and we prefer not to do that. So we ask that submitters not put the articles on their blogs unless we decline them.

Now, I don't know whether this is what happened in your case, and I also understand that we don't reply back with a decision on sumbissions in a timely manner sometimes, and for that I apologize.

We welcome your future submissions.

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