[wp-hackers] Future of wp-hackers
lists.automattic.com at callum-macdonald.com
Wed Sep 26 15:08:08 GMT 2007
What about creating topics within the one list?
An informal policy might be enough. Include it in the welcome message
for the list. Prepend your subject line with the appropriate topic:
That would make it easier to filter out what you don't want to read but
still give everyone access to all the info if they want it.
Cheers - Callum.
John Blackbourn wrote:
> Splitting the list into topical lists won't help anyone. Topics of
> discussion overlap too much for this to work. It will increase
> cross-posting between lists. It will increase the chance that people
> who aren't subscribed to every wp-* list will miss something.
> People should be encouraged to post their "my wp isn't working"
> messages to the support forums (which are linked at the bottom of
> their WP installations for crying out loud), _not_ to the lists.
> On 9/26/07, Jennifer Hodgdon <yahgrp at poplarware.com> wrote:
>> Callum Macdonald wrote:
>>> I support separation of the list into various topics. For example:
>>> * wp-discussion: Anything WP related
>>> * wp-plugins: Plugin developer chat
>>> * wp-core: Specifically discussing the direction of core
>> +1 on this idea. Maybe people could be encouraged to post their "my wp
>> isn't working" messages exclusively to wp-testers, too?
>> -1 on moving to a web-based forum. If discussion is in a web browser,
>> I for one will not visit the site regularly and participate, but I do
>> read my mailing list email at least daily.
>> Jennifer Hodgdon
>> Poplar ProductivityWare * www.poplarware.com
>> Web Databases/Scripts * Modeling/Analysis/Palm OS Software
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