[wp-hackers] PROPOSAL: Use sunmanagers etiquette to help reduce list S/N ratio

Robin Adrianse robin.adr at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 04:21:29 GMT 2007

I don't think general support was the point of -hackers at all. More plugin
development and core discussion. Sadly, that distinction has generally
drifted away recently, and increased the noise level.

On 10/6/07, Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/6/07, Matt <speedboxer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If this was strictly a "support mailing list", then yes, those rules
> would
> > be good, but that's not really all wp-hackers is. Limiting discussion
> would
> > be a bad thing for WordPress... Also, what if the answer the answerer
> sends
> > to the poster is wrong, how's someone going to correct them with just a
> > loose summery to work off of.
> >
> I'm suggesting this approach for messages that trend towards "support"
> or "bugs" instead of "architecture" or "planning".
> Perhaps it bespeaks a need for for a wp-support list where such
> traffic could be shunted?  Would that not significantly cut down on
> list traffic numbers?
> Basically repurpose wp-hackers...
> --
> -Doug
> http://literalbarrage.org/blog/
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