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From Albino Biasutti Neto <biasut...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Too many lists
Date Thu, 15 Dec 2011 09:55:06 GMT
I understand now the reasons they do not create more lists. I see that
could be my future.

2011/12/15 J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@googlemail.com>

> On 12/15/11 7:36 AM, Ross Gardler wrote:
>
>> On 15 December 2011 04:33, Raphael Bircher<r.bircher@gmx.ch>  wrote:
>>
>>> Am 15.12.11 00:26, schrieb Ross Gardler:
>>>
>>>  I'm really concerned about the tendency of the AOO project to keep
>>>> proposing and seriously considering new lists (well that is probably
>>>> over stating it, but I am genuinely concerned).
>>>>
>>>> Each time you create a list you separate the community from itself. It
>>>> should not happen until there is a proven need for it. Splitting the
>>>> community in this way leads to questions like "which list should this
>>>> be on" and subsequently "which list should I search to find the answer
>>>> to this".
>>>>
>>>
>>> If you have only one list you endup with the question. "Wich E-Mail
>>> should I
>>> read and wich not". I for my person read a mailing list with about 30
>>> mails
>>> per dey.
>>>
>>
>> I agree, but my point is that we are not anywhere near 30 mails per
>> day on, for example, I10n.
>>
>
>
> REMINDER REMINDER REMINDER
>
> exactly i think less people make use of the tags we introduce months ago.
> See http://incubator.apache.org/**openofficeorg/mailing-lists.**html<http://incubator.apache.org/openofficeorg/mailing-lists.html>
>
> We also agreed that the list of used tags should grow over time and should
> be extended to new discussion topics/areas.
>
> Before we create a new list we should first use the approach of clear tags
> to focus on specific discussions. With this approach it's very easy to
> control which thread is worth reading or where you are interested in.
>
> How about [l10n] for localization specific discussions.
>
> And [??] for everything where people would like to have a separate list
> over time if the traffic will grow too much.
>
> Juergen
>
>
>
>> The use of good subjects helps people decide what to read (especially
>> if tags are used as previously discussed).
>>
>> Yesterday I read "lets use the marketing list more" (or words to that
>> affect). Why was the list created if it was not going to be used?
>>
>> How did OOo get to hundreds of unused lists which we get accused of
>> not mailing about the move to AOO because people had fallen out of the
>> habit of reading them because nothing important ever happens there.
>>
>> Read my mail again, I didn't say *never* create new lists.
>>
>> Ross
>>
>
>

Best,
-- 
Albino Biasutti Neto
www.tux-es.org
www.binoinformatica.com <http://blog.binoinformatica.com>

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