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From James Carman <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: No dev-, user- lists for small podlings (was: Re: [PROPOSAL] Kitty to Enter the Incubator)
Date Wed, 08 Sep 2010 11:16:21 GMT
Isn't Isis a different bird though?  It has been around for a long time and
is likely to actually have existing users

On Sep 8, 2010 7:04 AM, "Benson Margulies" <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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