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From Jeff Kilbride <j...@kilbride.com>
Subject Re: List traffic et al
Date Fri, 06 Jul 2001 05:45:49 GMT
Even if the list is not split into these specific sub-topics, I would
certainly like to see it split along Windows/Unix lines. I use Unix
exclusively and I skip over 99% of the Windows questions, because I don't
have any experience with Tomcat on that platform. I'm sure Windows users
feel the same way about Unix related questions.

Thanks,
--jeff


> From: "Hemant Singh" <Singh_Hemant@Yahoo.com>
> Organization: Supportscape Inc.
> Reply-To: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org
> Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2001 13:39:13 +0530
> To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: List traffic et al
> 
> HI:
> Heartly agree with yur idea and before this also i keep on getting agree
> with same kind of ideas but i just dont know who is the moderator of this
> group and how this can be acheived.
> Regards
> Hemant
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Milt Epstein" <mepstein@uiuc.edu>
> To: <tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2001 10:41 PM
> Subject: Re: List traffic et al
> 
> 
>> On Tue, 3 Jul 2001, Sam Newman wrote:
>> 
>>> Given the huge amount of traffic this list generates, I can rarely
>>> get involved with the discussions that take place. It occurs to me
>>> that there sems to be three major discussion themes on the list as a
>>> whole:
>>> 
>>> 1.) General servlet/jsp development issues and how tomcat affects them
>>> 2.) General tomcat configuration issues
>>> 3.) Webserver integration issues
>>> 
>>> I guess as documentation improves (e.g. tomcat book, work by people
>>> like Mike Slinn) points 2&3 will become less of an issue. I'm just
>>> wondering if there is any millage in perhaps splitting the list into
>>> 2 or 3 lists?  Personally, I've got no issues with getting tomcat up
>>> and running and so don't care too much about that end of things,
>>> however the servlet/jsp development issues is more interesting to
>>> me.
>>> 
>>> I don't have too strong an opinion on it, its just that I worry I'm
>>> missing some interesting topics because I don't have the time to
>>> work though all the posts....
>> 
>> This idea has come up before, and I think it's one of the best for
>> dealing with the high volume on this list (I guess it's one of the two
>> or three highest volume apache lists).  I even volunteered to take the
>> lead in doing this.  So I sent a note to the list owner explaining the
>> idea.  Unfortunately, I never heard anything back.  Without the list
>> owner's cooperation/participation (or someone who can modify the
>> apache/jakarta mailing lists), it won't be possible to do this.  So,
>> we could do some work on this (i.e. figuring out what separate lists
>> to have), but unless we know that it's going to come to something, it
>> doesn't make sense to do too much work on it.
>> 
>> Milt Epstein
>> Research Programmer
>> Software/Systems Development Group
>> Computing and Communications Services Office (CCSO)
>> University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)
>> mepstein@uiuc.edu
> 


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