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From Alex Chaffee <g...@edamame.stinky.com>
Subject Re: FW: doc doesn't say whom to email
Date Fri, 25 Aug 2000 17:42:37 GMT
Done.

 - Alex

On Tue, Aug 22, 2000 at 07:17:52PM -0700, James Duncan Davidson wrote:
> Acked. So maybe we should outline the mail address in both the docs and in
> our website?
> 
> .duncan
> 
> ----------
> From: Evan_Morton@galegroup.com
> Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2000 16:03:11 -0400
> To: "James Duncan Davidson" <duncan@x180.com>
> Subject: Re: doc doesn't say whom to email
> 
> You wrote:
> 
> > tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org -- it's the development list for Tomcat
> that
> > is talked about on that page.
> 
> You're right, and that's the list I should have guessed.  But if you look,
> the actual email address for the list does not appear anywhere on the page!
> If the user does not know much about email lists, he or she may not be able
> to convert the subscription addresses, e.g.
>     tomcat-dev-subscribe@jakarta.apache.org
> , into addresses to send to, e.g.
>     tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> 
> So there are two distinct problems:
> 1) the user may have trouble determining which list to send to
> 2) the user may have trouble getting the actual email address for the list.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Evan
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> "James Duncan Davidson" <duncan@x180.com> on 08/22/2000 02:37:51 PM
> 
> To:   Evan_Morton@galegroup.com
> cc:    (bcc: Evan Morton/Gale)
> Subject:  Re: doc doesn't say whom to email
> 
> 
> 
> 
> on 8/22/00 9:58 AM, Evan_Morton@galegroup.com at Evan_Morton@galegroup.com
> wrote:
> 
> > The installation guide for Tomcat, which comes with Tomcat as
> > jakarta-tomcat/doc/uguide/tomcat_ug.html
> > , says
> > If you have any comments or suggestions about this document don't
> > hesitate to send them to the Tomcat mailing lists.
> > This text is linked to your site, specifically
> > http://jakarta.apache.org/getinvolved/mail.html.
> >
> > But it doesn't actually tell you which list to send to, or how to send to
> > any of the lists.
> >
> > I understand that this is not a problem with your site, but rather with
> the
> > documentation itself.  The reason I'm sending it to you, not to the
> Tomcat
> > people, is that I don't know how to send it to them.  (A circular
> problem!)
> 
> tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org -- it's the development list for Tomcat that
> is talked about on that page.
> 
> I've forwarded this to both the tomcat developers as well as people who
> take
> care of the website.
> 
> .duncan
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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