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Re: two mailing lists - is one too many

From: Coralie Mercier <coralie@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 08:55:38 +0100
To: "Henry Story" <henry.story@gmail.com>, "Melvin Carvalho" <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Cc: "WebID XG" <public-xg-webid@w3.org>, public-webid@w3.org, "Ian Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.v8olm00esvvqwp@sith.local>
On Tue, 24 Jan 2012 12:46:33 +0100, Melvin Carvalho  
<melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 23 January 2012 21:01, Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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
>> - 26                 for  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.
>> 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.
> Perhaps the CG mailing list should focus on the nitty gritty of the spec.
> And more general discussions inc. WebID return foaf-protocols, and
> apps in the readwrite web group.
> The reason I suggest this is that there have been some comments about
> the volume of mails on this list being a chalenge follow, so splitting
> things up could allow a degree of focus.

Hi all,

I'm watching this thread and recommend that when you reach a decision as  
to the number of lists, you let us know.


   Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Communications Team  -  http://www.w3.org
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