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Re: PGSQL-WINDOWS mailing list?

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PGSQL-WINDOWS mailing list?
Date: 2004-08-11 17:17:43
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On Wed, 2004-08-11 at 12:11, Dave Page wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Josh Berkus [mailto:josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com] 
> > Also, I *am* expecting the windows port to expand out active 
> > online community by at least 1000 subscribers, if not 5 times 
> > that.  My experience with other projects (like 
> > OpenOffice.org) showed that when a mailing list gets too big 
> > (somewhere between 60 and 100 posts a day) it becomes 
> > prohibitive for the 
> > entry-level user as a support mechanism.   Some people have 
> > yahoo accounts, 
> > you know?
> 
> That's a different issue altogether though (perfectly valid though). Is
> there a more appropriate way to split the existing groups perhaps? I'm
> opposed to shifting the windows users onto a platform specific group
> just because there's a lot of them. I'm not opposed to shifting them if
> we find there are lots of platform specific problems though.
> 

Josh, so you see the windows list duplicating ground from some of the
other lists?  Ie. the description of the windows list would be inclusive
of "admin"-ing on windows, "performance" on windows, and "general" usage
problems on windows?

Robert Treat
-- 
Build A Brighter Lamp :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL


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