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Re: The W3C mailing lists will be limited to interest group participants.

From: Rakesh Biswas <rakesh7biswas@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 21:04:12 +0530
Message-ID: <4d785e270806250834t5b0702cbhe2656683f8df7ed9@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Matt Williams" <matthew.williams@cancer.org.uk>
Cc: "Miller, Michael D (Rosetta)" <Michael_Miller@rosettabio.com>, "W3C HCLSIG hcls" <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
As a lurker I too agree.

rakesh





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On 6/25/08, Matt Williams <matthew.williams@cancer.org.uk> wrote:
>
>
> I'd agree (and raised this in an email about 2 weeks ago). I'm interested
> in the area, but currently work for an organisation that isn't going to pay
> for membership. I also wouldn't read the archives....
>
> I don't really see why it should be restricted; having more members is not
> really more expensive (as it might be with a paper-based mailing list). If
> the problem is that there are people whom you don't want on the list/
> flamers/ troll-merchants/ etc. then develop a procedure to kick them off,
> rather than excluding everyone else.
>
> Frankly, I don't see any real upside in restricting the membership, but I
> might be missing something.
>
> Matt
>
> Miller, Michael D (Rosetta) wrote:
>
>> hi all,
>>
>> i've also been lurking, even more so than phil.  priorities prevent me
>> from being more active but without access to this list i would not be
>> the proponent of SW at my work that i am.
>>
>> (if the list is restricted, will public be removed from the list name?)
>>
>> cheers,
>> michael
>>
>> Michael Miller
>> Lead Software Developer
>> Rosetta Biosoftware Business Unit
>> www.rosettabio.com
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org [mailto:
>>> public-semweb-lifesci-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Phillip Lord
>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 1:20 AM
>>> To: W3C HCLSIG hcls
>>> Subject: Re: The W3C mailing lists will be limited to interest group
>>> participants.
>>>
>>>
>>>   "MS" == Matthias Samwald <samwald@gmx.at> writes:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  MS> Jonathan wrote:
>>>  >>> The W3C mailing lists will be limited to interest group
>>>  >>> participants.
>>>  >>  >> You mean public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org, for example?
>>>
>>>  MS> According to the last conference call, this might also apply to
>>>  MS> this mailing list. How many people are subscribed to this mailing
>>>  MS> list at the moment, and how many of these will be 'kicked out'
>>>  MS> when the membership policy is enforced?
>>> It also depends on whether "limited" means reading or posting or both.
>>> I've been a highly active lurker (erm...) on this list for years and
>>> find it very useful for this.
>>> I wouldn't read it through public archives. Email or bust.
>>> Phil
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
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