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Re: What about many many mailing lists?

Chaim Frenkel
July 25, 2000 11:41
Re: What about many many mailing lists?
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While the technical kinks are being ironed out, could the engineers keep
in mind, us folks that would like to keep an ear all around.

Either a list with a digest of messages from each group
	Subject: [p6-syntax-3.1.4] Digest 24 Dec 2003
	Subject: [p6-XS-] Digest 1 Jun 2001

Or individual emails, or ....


>>>>> "TB" == Tim Bunce <> writes:

TB> On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 11:37:14AM -0400, Dan Sugalski wrote:
>> At 11:38 AM 7/25/00 -0400, 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.

TB> I agree in general.

TB> I suggest that sub-groups be setup in exactly the same manner as the
TB> parent working group.

TB> We're pretty much agreed that each working group has a chairperson,
TB> mailing list, charter/goals, lifespan (and whatever else) which are
TB> agreed in advance by the Perl6 project manager.

TB> These sub-groups can be defined recursively as mini working groups.
TB> They'd have a chairperson, mailing list, charter/goals, lifespan
TB> (and whatever else) which are agreed in advance with the chairperson of
TB> the parent working group.

TB> Seems kinda neat.

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