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
'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 ...
Marc G. Fournier Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
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