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From Pratik Paranjape <pratikparanj...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Community mailing list?
Date Thu, 06 Jun 2013 07:04:31 GMT
+1 Upayavira and Bruno. Well said!


On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 12:14 PM, Bruno Gonzalez (aka stenyak) <
stenyak@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 8:01 AM, Upayavira <uv@odoko.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > Creating new mailing lists divides communities and should therefore be
> > done with caution.
> >
> > This community was, until recently, extremely quiet. I'm open to the
> > idea of another list, but I want to see that it will have the right
> > effect, and not unnecessarily divide an already small community.
> >
> > Really, the mission that the ASF has taken on is that of the development
> > of WIAB. All other goals are more amorphous, and it will take time to
> > see what shape they will take and how they might fit here.
> >
> > If folks want it, can we start by using message subjects, eg [DEV] or
> > [GENERAL] as subject prefixes?
> >
>
> I'm in favour of this suggestion. In my past experience with small/immature
> communities splitting discussions like this, I also agree it's probably
> best to wait some weeks/months. So after (not before!) the level of
> offtopic (i.e. non "-dev") threads becomes too high, only then the
> discussion is split into several lists.
> --
> Saludos,
>      Bruno González
>
> _______________________________________________
> Jabber: stenyak AT gmail.com
> http://www.stenyak.com
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