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Re: Limiting new members emails

From: Katie Haritos-Shea <ryladog@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 May 2017 09:30:32 -0400
Message-ID: <CAEy-OxEgbT+8R6uZm4M96AXOe5Y5qk5HSMj=wRtOWyssknZ2RQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Patrick Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
+1 to Patrick

Katie Haritos-Shea
703-371-5545

On May 4, 2017 5:30 AM, "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:

> On 04/05/2017 10:10, LĂ©onie Watson wrote:
>
>> On 01/05/2017 13:27, marcos@marcosc.com wrote:
>>
> [...]
>
>> We need to find better ways of on-boarding new people than sending
>>>
>> these emails.
>>
>> Which probably means we could do better at making them feel welcome
>> and/or helping them get started. The idea of introducing them to another
>> active participant is worth exploring - how do you think it might work
>> in practice?
>>
>
> (Biting my tongue not to comment on the irony that this thread about
> limiting the amount of emails sent to this list probably accounts for the
> largest number of emails I received from this list in a while) I'll just
> add that I don't mind the occasional "such and such joined" message on
> various W3C lists. Easily ignorable, and I often find it quite interesting
> to know/see who joined and to perhaps reach out to them (off-list, sure) to
> offer help/advice to get started.
>
> The "there's no need to introduce them, let their contributions be their
> introduction" argument does smack a tad of meritocracy.
>
> With that, I'll go back in lurk mode so as not to anger the
> message-counters.
>
> P
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