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Re: What about many many mailing lists?

Joshua N Pritikin
July 25, 2000 09:04
Re: What about many many mailing lists?
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On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 10:46:53AM -0500, wrote:
> Sounds like a good idea to me.  I think these lists should also be at
> least loosely moderated to prevent what happened to bootstrap.  Having
> someone around with a strong sense of what's on-topic and what's not
> helps keep everyone in check.

Yah.  The bootstrap disaster should be not considered an indication of
general disorganization surrounding the perl6 project.  In fact,
bootstrap's purpose was to preemptively assuage chaos.  It seems to have
temporarily failed in this purpose, but to me, this provides a glimpse
into the dark collective unconscious of the perl community.  So thorough
do we exploit every opportunity for experimentation that no stone is
left unturned and no possibility is left unconsidered, consequences or
no.  Even so, I think our practically malignant enthusiasm could be
presented in a comic, and hopeful, light.  :-)

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