[CentOS] new list proposal

Chris Geldenhuis chris.gelden at iafrica.com
Thu Oct 16 05:53:39 UTC 2008


Jeff wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 4:52 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
>   
>> And to better cater to these conversations, as well as further encourage
>> such content, we'd like to propose creating a 'centos-tech' list.
>>     
>
> There are probably as many (or more) threads that drift off topic as
> there are those that start out that way and are labeled as such. I
> don't think a new list is really going to help create the separation
> you seek. In fact, introducing a second list will probably generate
> many conversations on each list that really belong on the other.
>
> I have no trouble navigating the list as is (with gmail) and adding a
> new list would just mean another subscription to manage. If I
> subscribed, I would probably give the new list the same label, so it
> would all be the same to me.
>
> I favor one-stop shopping.
>
> My $0.02
>
>   
I agree with Jeff, in other forums where that I belong to the 
distinction between "tech" and "chat" quickly becomes blurred and many 
posts are cross posted to both (or all) lists, causing duplication in 
downloads and scanning.

I vote to stay with one list

ChrisG


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