[Noisebridge-discuss] RIP Fox Lounge

Ceren Ercen ceren at ercen.com
Tue May 12 17:25:44 UTC 2015


That's cool, then.

Someone reading this without that context (as I didn't have!) could , and I
think, misread it as I did.
On May 12, 2015 1:22 PM, "Henner Zeller" <h.zeller at acm.org> wrote:

> On 12 May 2015 at 10:11, Ceren Ercen <ceren at ercen.com> wrote:
>
>> Henner, you are apparently missing some critical context here. Please
>> replace that chip on your shoulder with this historical fact:
>>
>> Noisebridge was so full of amateur electrical work, much of which was
>> horrendously  substandard, the space was shut down for an overhaul. Sulking
>> about with defensiveness about "weehh, this is a hackerspace!" directly
>> takes a piss on both the fundraising efforts and hours and hours of
>> physical work that it took to get the space back up to a state where it was
>> reopenable.
>>
> I was helping out in the reboot, I know. There was a lot of substandard
> stuff going on in the past and cruft accumulates. There were probably
> people working in the past on things they only marginally knew. As a result
> some things were not according to building code rules anymore (though the
> safety probably never was compromised).
>
> I do happen to know the people and capabilities of people currently
> working on electrical stuff, so I don't worry at all about any current
> work. It is on par with a paid good electrician and better than an average
> paid electrician.
>
> -h
>
>  On May 12, 2015 11:50 AM, "Henner Zeller" <h.zeller at acm.org> wrote:
>>
>>> On 12 May 2015 at 07:31, Kevin Mitnick <kevin.mitnick at outlook.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks for accusing me of doing something that I didn't. All I am
>>>> concerned about here is having electrical work done that may or may not be
>>>> legal.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Ah legality. Don't worry. Electrical work in your or your rented
>>> property is legal as long as you follow the safety codes.
>>>
>>> -h
>>>
>>>
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