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RE: Mirroring posts to Web Payments CG?

From: David Ezell <David_E3@VERIFONE.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:10:49 +0000
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
CC: Web Payments IG <public-webpayments-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <54C00E24834FCE47B11EC129A84E7F78CCB3E4A1@VF2WDEXMB1.verifone.com>
It was always my understanding that non-participants could subscribe.
I didn't test it, though.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Jacobs [mailto:ij@w3.org]
Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 11:02 AM
To: Manu Sporny
Cc: Web Payments IG
Subject: Re: Mirroring posts to Web Payments CG?

> On Apr 15, 2015, at 9:57 AM, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> Ian Jacobs wrote:
>> Why not?
> On 04/15/2015 10:04 AM, David Ezell wrote:
>> The public ig list is set to be writable only by the IG members, but
>> anyone can subscribe.
>> From what I understand, only IG members can subscribe.
> Look at the Web Payments CG list or the WebAppSec list (at the top,
> see "subscribe to this list"):
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webpayments/
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webappsec/
> versus the Web Payments IG list (no option to subscribe):
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webpayments-ig/
> You can follow along via RSS, but that makes it nearly impossible to
> respond to discussions in a way that is threaded (and the reply-to
> mail headers are stripped, and even if they were there, they'd point
> to the wrong mailing list).

I will ask the Systems Team to enable non-participants to subscribe to the list.
Or if there is a problem in doing that I will let you know.


>> This was simply how it "came out of the box" from the chairs' point
>> of view.
>> I don't have any strong objection to changing it.
> One possible downside is that we get flooded w/ comments from a very
> small subset of people that don't necessarily make constructive
> comments. I've always found that this risk is worth taking in the name
> of transparency and inclusivity.
> What I'm proposing is that we keep this mailing list the way it is,
> and shunt those comments to the webpayments-ig-comments mailing list
> so that those in this group w/ little time to deal w/ comments from
> the public can ignore the webpayments-ig-comments mailing list and
> focus on this list (which will have a much reduced email load).
> That said, if we wanted to open this mailing list up to the public
> like webappsec and html is, I'd be all for that. :)
> -- manu
> --
> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny, G+: +Manu Sporny)
> Founder/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
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> http://manu.sporny.org/2014/identity-credentials/

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