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From Albino Biasutti Neto <>
Subject Re: Too many lists
Date Thu, 15 Dec 2011 04:00:18 GMT

I see that the project AOO is getting quite mature, and capable of other

2011/12/14 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".
> The most recent example is the I10n proposal. It will, probably,
> become necessary to create such a list in the future. But i10n affects
> everyone, not just those doing translations. The discussion about how
> to structure the I10n effort in AOO should happen here where everyone
> can easily find it.
> Clear email subjects will allow people to quickly skip over emails on
> topics they are not concerned about, but it ensures that nobody is
> forced off into a quiet corner where they are all alone.
> Ross
> --
> Ross Gardler (@rgardler)
> Programme Leader (Open Development)
> OpenDirective

Albino Biasutti Neto <>

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