The owner of Planet Lotus, Yancy Lent, asked me yesterday if he should move this site to "Planet Sharepoint" instead. ... I said no, don't move it, ... However, he seems quite insistent and hinted that he'd have to "de-list" me in the interim ...
I cannot believe that Yancy Lent is behind this stupid idea.
I think too much is being read into this.
Yancy has a companion “Planet” site for Sharepoint, and looking at the SP sites out there, not many people are writing the sort of stuff Jake is: I can understand why Yancy would want Jake’s posts on Planet Sharepoint.
I haven’t seen anything from anyone that categorically states, “Thou shalt be de-listed from PlanetLotus henceforth” and I know Jake takes exception to his content being aggregated / published elsewhere, so I don’t imagine for one moment that he would entertain the idea of a separate newsfeed purely for his Sharepoint stuff (or whatever).
It’s just a lot of hot air I reckon. Otherwise, many many others would face “de-listing”—you and me included.
Point taken. But why would Yancy suggest that he would have to de-list Jake?
It's a conspiracy, don'tchaknow?!
Seriously, I get Jake's want for publishing the story... but how does this post help the "yellow bubble" that it's specifically targeted for?
It's your site, so by all means post what you want... but regardless of the technology or platform discussed, I think it's all just disruptive chatter that distracts people from the posts that actually will help them with their jobs.
Just my opinion, as you are entitled to your own.
I am not really sure what you want to say. I know it's my site, and I can pretty much say what I want. On site, and off site. So what are you on about?
I'm sure lots of people want to hide the dirty laundry but I'm glad to know at least a bit about what's going on.
I just discovered PlanetLotus only recently and, frankly, for me it isn't that useful. I don't care if Jake is listed on it or not; CodeStore is in my RSS reader and is the first blog I look at every day. I'm sorry he hasn't embraced xPages because then I'd have a better resource for learning it myself.
As far as I'm concerned, CodeStore is still the best Notes/Domino blog that I read. So PlanetLotus thinking about de-listing it says more to me about PlanetLotus than about CodeStore. It says to me that diversity of opinion is not welcome there.
Don't let this place become the TMZ of the yellowverse
You can read the full email exchange here: http://planetlotus.org/6f93c0
Thanks, Yancy. Added as an update to the post.
It still seems a lot of fuss about nothing to me (especially when you skim some of the comments at codestore: “over-reaction” isn’t the half of it).
I can see both points of view, and fail to understand why a perfectly amicable compromise / arrangement can’t be reached. It seems odd that Jake calls out Yancy for “going public” with the email thread when he started the whole thing in the first place.
Hey ho, just another PL storm in a teacup :-)
That is basically Ed's tweet which I added to the comments over at Jake's. Maybe everything can just stay as it has worked well so far.
Woh. Too many conversations going on about this now.
I agree. It's getting just a bit out of control (I never mean it to) and expect to find out soon it was all some elaborate publicity exercise for Planet Sharepoint. How many people know it exists now that didn't this morning?
I just seem to have a nack to alienate people (sorry Ben, I know you're one of them). Kind of wish I could just brush it all under the carpet and pretend it never happened.
@ben. I didn't call him out for going public (or did I?). I just don't see what he aimed to achieve from it.
Jake: you’re an excellent writer, with a keen eye for the UI (ooh poetry). You haven’t alienated anyone from where I’m standing, so keep doing what you do.
Volker Weber on WhatsApp Bullshit Detection at 07:04
Oliver Zecherl on WhatsApp Bullshit Detection at 06:43
Tobias Berns on Der ultimative Kamera-Benchmark at 19:06
Volker Weber on Der ultimative Kamera-Benchmark at 17:39
Jens Nullmeyer on Der ultimative Kamera-Benchmark at 17:34
Hubert Stettner on Der ultimative Kamera-Benchmark at 17:30
Ingo Seifert on Der ultimative Kamera-Benchmark at 17:24
Kurt Glasner on Der ultimative Kamera-Benchmark at 16:45
Ole Saalmann on Der ultimative Kamera-Benchmark at 16:30
Mike Hartmann on Das Ziel vor Augen at 16:04
Volker Weber on WhatsApp Bullshit Detection at 21:37
Armin Auth on WhatsApp Bullshit Detection at 19:27
Oliver Zecherl on WhatsApp Bullshit Detection at 18:24
Dirk Bartkowiak on Das Ziel vor Augen at 10:53
Mariano Kamp on Snapchat is my smalltalk at 12:32
Richard Kaufmann on Snapchat is my smalltalk at 12:20
Frank Terhorst on No universal search in Amazon Prime on Sonos at 09:14
Ian Bradbury on Snapchat is my smalltalk at 10:47
Volker Weber on Snapchat is my smalltalk at 10:33
Martin Funk on Snapchat is my smalltalk at 09:58
Ingo Seifert on Napster via ALDI Life auf Sonos at 20:42
Jochen Schug on Napster via ALDI Life auf Sonos at 17:36
Dirk Stelloh on Don't buy an Android phone. Not right now. at 16:30
Bernd Schuster on Amazon Prime Music is now available on Sonos in the UK, Germany, and Austria at 12:45
Bernd Schuster on Gear at 12:43