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From:
Tim Bunce
Date:
July 26, 2000 02:38
Subject:
Re: What about many many mailing lists?
Message ID:
20000726103141.G14669@ig.co.uk
On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 12:28:15PM -0700, Brad Hughes wrote:
> Tim Bunce wrote:
> [...]
> > I suggest that sub-groups be setup in exactly the same manner as the
> > parent working group.
> > 
> > We're pretty much agreed that each working group has a chairperson,
> > mailing list, charter/goals, lifespan (and whatever else) which are
> > agreed in advance by the Perl6 project manager.
> > 
> > These sub-groups can be defined recursively as mini working groups.
> > They'd have a chairperson, mailing list, charter/goals, lifespan
> > (and whatever else) which are agreed in advance with the chairperson of
> > the parent working group.
> > 
> > Seems kinda neat.
> 
> Which means there needs to be a list to announce the comings
> and goings of lists.  If I'm subscribed to list A but not list B
> but a sub-group B' forms to discuss something I may have an interest
> in then I'd like to know about it.

I'd suggest that the default should be that everyone in the parent
group automatically gets subscribed to the child group. Then the first
message in the child group should be a welcome message that tells you
how to unsubscribe (probably by just replying to the welcome message).

Tim.

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