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June 16, 2005 01:57
Re: new mailing list: perl6-general?
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I think, that David's version is matches with my opinion. I don't think, 
that "beginners" would be a better name for it, but maybe more 
practical, as it's a more evident name.


David Storrs wrote:
> On Jun 15, 2005, at 3:33 PM, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
>> And here they are...  this is just a draft -- feel free to flame/edit/
>> tear it apart liberally.  These are also written assuming we don't
>> create a perl6-general list (but it shouldn't be hard to adapt them
>> should one be created).
> Well, I'd suggest the following.  (Anything not mentioned stays as  you 
> wrote it.)
>> perl6-language
>>     This is the "theory of" list. Discussion of the design of the  perl6
>>     language, and its desired (or unwanted) feature list. If you have
>>     patches and/or suggestions for improving the Perl 6 design  documents
>>     (Apocalypses, Synopses, etc.), send them here.
> perl6-howto
>     This is the "practice of" list.  Come here to ask "How do I...",  "What
>     does XYZ mean?", or "Why doesn't this work?"  Novices are  especially
>     welcome.
> (Note:  I envision this list being much like, but  I 
> never liked that name because it seems like it would drive away  those 
> who have a question but do not consider themselves beginners.   On the 
> other hand, maybe it's more important to explicitly welcome  novices.  I 
> could go either way:  maybe the above list should be  'perl6-beginners')

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