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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: No dev-, user- lists for small podlings (was: Re: [PROPOSAL] Kitty to Enter the Incubator)
Date Wed, 08 Sep 2010 11:03:14 GMT
Well, we could neglect to tell anyone about the user list until we need it.

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 3:16 AM, Dan Haywood <dkhaywood@gmail.com> wrote:

>  Isis mentors:
> Given we're in the same situation and are still being bootstrapped, should
> we follow this advice, ie start off with a combined mailing list for -dev
> and -user?
> Dan
>
>
> On 08/09/2010 08:10, Martijn Dashorst wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 7:22 AM, Greg Stein<gstein@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 20:29, Matthew Sacks<matthew@matthewsacks.com
>>> >wrote:
>>>
>>>> ...
>>>> *Mailing Lists*
>>>>
>>>> kitty-dev
>>>> kitty-commits
>>>> kitty-user
>>>>
>>>>  Is there a large user community already? If not, then splitting the
>>> community across dev/user does not make sense. You want to keep the users
>>> and developers on the same mailing list until one starts to overwhelm the
>>> other. By partitioning the lists too early, you risk never reaching
>>> "critical mass" on *either* mailing list.
>>>
>> This is actually great advice, and I wish we'd done this with a couple
>> of podlings that are currently too small to graduate.
>>
>> In retrospect empire-db and etch really could have done without the
>> user- list IMO.
>>
>> Martijn
>>
>
>
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