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Re: two mailing lists - is one too many

From: Andrei Sambra <andrei@fcns.eu>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 21:43:39 +0100
Message-ID: <4F1DC67B.8090800@fcns.eu>
To: public-xg-webid@w3.org
On 01/23/12 21:07, Stéphane Corlosquet wrote:
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> On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com 
> <mailto:henry.story@gmail.com>> wrote:
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>     We have two public mailing lists for the WebID Community Group.
>     The XG mailing list has all those who subscribed to the XG mailing
>     list + all the members of the WebID Community Group, while the
>     public-webid mailing list only has the WebID members and those who
>     joined and subscribed to that. The number of members are
>
>
>     - 90 e-mail accounts for public-xg-webid@w3.org
>     <mailto:public-xg-webid@w3.org>
>     - 26                 for public-webid@w3.org
>     <mailto:public-webid@w3.org>
>
>     I think it would be good to close one of them as otherwise discussions
>     will end up be going in parallel in both groups, and so water down the
>     conversation.
>
>     So the ideal may be to move everyone on public-xg-webid to
>     public-webid.
>
>
> I agree public-webid@ is more generic and nicer. if it's possible to 
> move everyone to that new list, great, but beware people will still 
> send emails to public-xg-webid@w3.org 
> <mailto:public-xg-webid@w3.org> since that's what they're used to 
> (they have it in their address book), so someone would need to watch 
> that list, or W3 could set an autoreply message inviting to send to 
> the new list instead.
>
Would it be possible to disable subscribing to public-xg-webid@w3.org 
and forward all mails to public-webid@w3.org until everyone switches? 
That's if switching can't take place automatically. Maybe leave the 
forwarder in place for a few months anyway?

Andrei
> what about the archive of the public-xg-webid mailing list on w3.org 
> <http://w3.org>?
>
>     But if that cannot be done without asking everybody to resubscribe,
>     then I think it may be better to close the public-webid mailing list,
>     and stick with the weird XG legacy.
>
>
> I agree having one single list will make things easier and less confusing.
>
> Steph.
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>            Henry
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>
>     Social Web Architect
>     http://bblfish.net/
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>
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