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  1. Beton Brut

    XenForo Update

    I recall that instance, and I agree, this is a different thing entirely.
  2. Beton Brut

    XenForo Update

    Very interesting, Edward. @Arlington, @BeeLine @datadyne007 @George_Apley @vanshnookenraggen Could I trouble you folks take a moment to point our host to the crux of the matter here... If this is indeed the case, would you consider replacing these terms with something you actually did write...
  3. Beton Brut

    XenForo Update

    I suppose I should thank Edward for all the time in my real-world life he's given back to me...
  4. Beton Brut

    Shreve, Crump & Low Redevelopment | 334-364 Boylston Street | Back Bay

    Sickening. As I've said before, our era will be judged not by what we make, but what we choose to throw away.
  5. Beton Brut

    archBOSTON Update: A New Dawn

    Excellent suggestion. Some months ago, prior to aB‘s annexation by the Toronto Dominion, I suggested a sub-forum devoted to Historic Preservation in one of the threads briv subsequently nuked. Given the spectrum of important (and divisive) buildings currently in the crosshairs of redevelopment...
  6. Beton Brut

    Hurley Building Redevelopment | 19 Staniford St | West End

    I'll let my friend Don Logan speak for me:
  7. Beton Brut

    Councilor Wu's Proposal To Abolish The BPDA (65-pp. report)

    Councilor Wu visited my neighborhood council yesterday evening. I spoke with her on issues of displacement related to condominium conversion and demolition/upsizing of existing multi-family housing stock. I think you'll agree, this unregulated practice is sawing rungs off of the property ladder...
  8. Beton Brut

    350 Boylston Street Public Meeting

    I was there, and had a few pointed things to say to Mr. Druker and the nice gentlemen from the BPDA. Some in the audience seemed pleased with my thoughts. After the meeting, I chatted with staff from the Boston Preservation Alliance, and a handful of younger folks with an interest in maintaining...
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    350 Boylston Street Public Meeting

    Oct 07, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Contact Name: Raul Duverge Contact Email Address: Raul.Duverge@Boston.gov Contact Phone: 617.918.4492 Type: Public Meeting Location: Boston Public Library- Central Branch McKim Conference Room B (Lower Level) 700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 Description...
  10. Beton Brut

    XenForo Update

    Thank you for your response, and the offer to review the TOU. At the extreme risk of seeming both combative and pedantic, could you please share your thoughts on the ownership and control of written content created by those who post on aB?
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    XenForo Update

    Speaking only for myself, I'm as serious as a heart attack. Indeed. Thank you for owning up to your error. Let's have an open and clear discussion about how willing you are to correct it to the ultimate betterment of the community's dialog and long-term health. Thank you. Understood. I...
  12. Beton Brut

    XenForo Update

    Thanks Ernie... I think the solution here is active communication, and a resulting dialog. If my dissident compatriots and I are incorrect in our understanding of the issues we’ve been asking about for over two months, please engage with us. Address our concerns, even if you’re unsympathetic...
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    XenForo Update

    @SkyriseCities - what about the written content? The current TOU (posted above in this thread) suggest otherwise. At no point have you been responsive to a direct question about this very simple issue. Also, there is a legal distinction between "control" and "ownership." How does your business...
  14. Beton Brut

    archBOSTON Update: A New Dawn

    I'd be very interested to know when these terms were put up, before the upgrade, or as part of it. Agree. This is no fucking bueno. Throw this nonsense in the fire, or I'm out. And I'm pretty sure I won't be alone.
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    archBOSTON Update: A New Dawn

    Thanks for your update, data. I'm pleased to know that you're involved in the promised site improvements. That said, I read posts almost every day, but I won't be posting anything of substance until Ed actively communicates his proposed terms of service and content ownership guidelines, and I...
  16. Beton Brut

    Suffolk Downs Redevelopment | East Boston

    As I've clearly stated in other threads, I believe that private profit and public good are not incompatible concepts. It's also true that "profit" and "good" are subject to measurement by many different yardsticks in different hands. As I continue to read and hear preposterous statements by...
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    Suffolk Downs Redevelopment | East Boston

    ^ I think the $500K figure is utter nonsense. I like Tom O’Brien a lot. He’s listened to the community, and modified HYM’s plans to accommodate abutters on Waldemar Avenue. But he’s in this to make a profit for his investors. The mayor and city council have roles to play in this drama. We’ll...
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    archBOSTON Update: A New Dawn

    And I was for quite a lot of this, our age of anxiety. I'm not sure I can agree with this... For over a year, a lot of posts during briv's absence bordered on character assassination. I won't defend briv's indecision to either play an active role as admin or fully hand things over to trusted...
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    archBOSTON Update: A New Dawn

    Thank you for your thoughts, everyone. And commuter guy, I really appreciate your even-handed fleshing-out of my content ownership concerns by pointing to existing platforms like Flickr. And to better clarify my awkward metaphor in yesterday afternoon's post, the site might be "the...

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