From: Dennis Miller (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Jan 23 2007 - 16:25:08 PST
We call that "off topic" on other newsgroups.
I second that idea.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Trowbridge" <email suppressed>
To: <email suppressed>
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 7:01 PM
Subject: Re: Frameworks Decade and Beyond
> > On Jan 23, 2007, at 3:54 PM, James Kreul wrote:
> > But a few recent threads have made me question how useful
> Frameworks is
> > these days. It remains great for news, event and new release
> > and the This Week in Avant-garde listings (again, thanks to
> everyone who
> > keeps the rest of us in the loop). But it seems like there are
> too many
> > reasons not to initiate threads or participate in existing
> threads. Too
> > often I find myself asking: "Why the hell is this in my
> Frameworks mailbox,
> > and why did I open it?"
> As someone new to the list in the last year, I agree completely. The
> information updates are great while the discussion threads seem to be
> the same people sniping with the same bullets, every time. Perhaps
> there should be two listservs:
> Frameworks: Listings, News and Information
> Frameworks: Strange Arguments That End in A Very Vicious e.e.
> cummings Lashing Out at Imaginary Patriarchy
> My understanding from the description of this listserv is that video
> is not really on topic here (outside of that one uptight thread about
> the words "filmmaker" and "films"). I would like to find a list that
> is as open to discussions of experimental film as experimental video.
> Any suggestions?
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.