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Re: What about many many mailing lists?

From:
Dan Sugalski
Date:
July 25, 2000 08:40
Subject:
Re: What about many many mailing lists?
Message ID:
4.3.2.7.0.20000725113529.00cb2d70@24.8.96.48
At 11:38 AM 7/25/00 -0400, mjd-list-bootstrap@plover.com wrote:
>I suggested to Nat that we could set up a web page or some other
>mechanism that would make it very easy to create a mailing list
>quickly and then to destroy it again later.  (I would volunteer for
>this if necessary.)  The technical issues are not difficult, because
>of EZMLM.  The security issues also do not seem to be difficult.
>
>I would be interested in whether this seems to be a good idea.

I'd go for this, especially if the lists had an automatic self-destruct 
mechanism. ("This list will self destruct in 10 days. Beep!") They'd give a 
sandbox to contain discussion on a particular topic for a while but keep 
things from going on interminably.

					Dan

--------------------------------------"it's like this"-------------------
Dan Sugalski                          even samurai
dan@sidhe.org                         have teddy bears and even
                                      teddy bears get drunk




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