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Re: PGSQL-WINDOWS mailing list?

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com, Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PGSQL-WINDOWS mailing list?
Date: 2004-08-12 01:58:21
Message-ID: 20040811225622.A62519@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, Tom Lane wrote:

> Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> writes:
>> Yes.  I especially want to give the Win users someplace other than
>> GENERAL to go; I've unsubbed from that list due to traffic.
>
> I've got mixed feelings about this.  I agree with the fear that
> Windows-related messages might drown out the rest of the traffic ...
> but that may happen *anyway*.
>
> Based on what I've seen (and I do sub to nearly all the pg lists),
> we have too many lists, not too few.  People post into the wrong
> list all the time, because they don't know about or can't be bothered
> to subscribe to the one that their message would be most on-topic for.
> Or maybe they just don't know enough to realize that their problem
> relates to a particular area.  It's particularly bad for bug reports;
> people will send messages describing bugs or possible bugs almost
> anyplace.

'k ... as a tangent to this thread, should we look at cleaning up / 
removing some lists?  Merging a couple or something like that?

I don't find any of them get a horrendously amount of traffic compared to 
other lists I'm on, but I use a threaded mail reader too, which helps 
reduce the index size ...

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