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Re: Moving this mailinglist?

To: riscy@pyramid.com, wolff@liberator.et.tudelft.nl
Subject: Re: Moving this mailinglist?
From: Andreas Busse <andy@resi.waldorf-gmbh.de>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 93 08:56:40 +0200
Hi everyone,

> At the moment this mailinglist is moving at around 20 or more mailmessages
> a day. This is more like the volume that goes around in a newsgroup.
> Also newsreaders are more adapted to selective reading. 

> Wouldn't it  be a good idea to move this mailinglist into a newsgroup?
> (This would allow my mailbox to go back to normal: a few messages a day)
> Disadvantage is a slower turnaround time of a few days between posting and
> that everyone has it. Another disadvantage would be that we might attract
> a lot of "noise" if EVERYONE reading news would get a message "do you want
> to subscribe to the group alt.desinging.our.own.R3000.motherboard?". If we
> think that this would attract too much noise we could go for the
> nondescriptive name trick: alt.linux.is.great :-)

NO, PLEASE DON'T DO THAT !!!

Within a few weeks hundreds of people will join to that list,
each one with different wishes and ideas. We will NEVER finish
that design, we just will spend years with talking about how
it should look like !

Andy

 

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