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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis.gospodne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposal to move/hide the general@lucene list
Date Thu, 24 Jan 2013 17:55:31 GMT
+1 for getting rid of it.  Doesn't seem to serve any purpose.

Otis
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On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Smiley, David W. <dsmiley@mitre.org>wrote:

>  The general@lucene.apache.org list is often misused for help on Lucene
> or Solr that belong on their respective lists.
>
>  I'm okay with the list being discontinued.  If people are not okay with
> that, then I propose modifying the page where people currently discover the
> list so that they aren't likely to use it instead of the proper list.
>
> http://lucene.apache.org/core/discussion.html#general-discussion-generallucene<http://lucene.apache.org/core/discussion.html>
> Perhaps a simply adding the text "NOT for users seeking help with Lucene"
> message in red.  I can see how users, in a hurry, can look at the existing
> description (without having red the java-user list prior) and think that
> the general list is the right place.
>
>  ~ David
>

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