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I should have made more explicit that my initial post was entirely
tongue-in-cheek, not serious. Just venting out a tiny bit of

I certainly don't want a lua-l split (of course it wouldn't work), and
not more control over what people post.

So, sorry for the noise (I feel the irony), and back to practicing my
"don't open" reflex and "indulgent attitude", as Dirk put it :-)
On Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 4:20 AM Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> Op Di. 4 Des. 2018 om 11:11 het Peter Hickman
> <> geskryf:
> >
> > On Tue, 4 Dec 2018 at 09:03, Dibyendu Majumdar <> wrote:
> >>
> >> I think we should guard against trying to control the conversation to our liking. No one forces you to read or respond to posts you do not like but it is presumptuous to think you know what conversation is worth having. Of course off topic posts should be discouraged as this is a Lua forum.
> >
> >
> > If the Lua mailing list is too much to handle perhaps OP could start their own. Someone, who shall not be named, went off and did that and it became much calmer round here as a result.
> And let's face it, not even the most prolix or solipsistic among
> current posters can be called obnoxious in comparison to that
> posturer.