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From Upayavira ...@odoko.co.uk>
Subject Re: TLP migration questions...
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2007 19:05:18 GMT
Richard S. Hall wrote:
> Felix Meschberger wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Initially, I was convinced, too, that a users@ list would not be needed
>> given the current volume.
>>
>> On the other hand, and as Niclas pointed out, more and more questions are
>> more like users@ questions than dev@ questions. Additionally, I tend 
>> to see
>> a somewhat psychological aspect of having a users@ list: Maybe it is 
>> better
>> for community building to have a low-barrier users@ list in addition 
>> to the
>> dev@ list.
>>
>> Therefore, I now agree with Niclas, that we probably need a users@ list.
> 
> I can go either way and I think Karl said he could too, so unless anyone 
> has any major objections, I guess we can go with a users mailing list.
> 
> This then raises another question. I assume that they move the mailing 
> list archives and subscriber list from the old list to the new 
> list...should the felix-dev archive and its subscribers move to dev or 
> users ?

Archives should go to the dev list, users@ would be a new list. As to 
subscribers, we could do either - new list, no subscribers, or subscribe 
all current subscribers to this new list.

I'd probably go with the second - subscribing all dev subscribers to 
users@, and giving folks the option to unsub as required.

Regards, Upayavira

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