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Re: [GENERAL] European users mailing list

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, "'PostgreSQL'" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] European users mailing list
Date: 2007-07-31 02:09:36
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Dave Page wrote:

>>>> This is for the European users group, so is not really intended as a
>>>> technical list but as a place to discuss events, advocacy and other
>>>> topics relevant to our work in Europe.
>>> If it's not a general list, why did you name it "general"?  That will
>>> certainly cause confusion.  It sounds like -eu-advocacy might have
>>> been better.
>> +1 -eu-advocacy seems to make more sense.
> 
> With all due repect JD, you were not at the meeting at which this was
> discussed and are presumably unaware that we discussed more than just
> 'advocacy'.

Fair enough, at least from my perspective it seems odd to have -general 
because we have pgsql-general and the immediate reaction is going to be, 
oh I am in EU and have general technical questions.

*shrug* if it has all been worked out, so be it. I just think it will be 
confusing.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake

> I expect there to be 3 or 4 -eu lists eventually, one of
> which may well be -advocacy.
> 
> But for now, I was asked to arrange a general mailing list, which I have
> done.
> 
> Regards, Dave.
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