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Re: proposal: a new mailing list for biomedical postgresql ( pgsql-bio )

From: "Erik" <er(at)xs4all(dot)nl>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: proposal: a new mailing list for biomedical postgresql ( pgsql-bio )
Date: 2008-10-05 16:57:58
Message-ID: 6658.156.83.1.183.1223225878.squirrel@webmail.xs4all.nl (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, October 5, 2008 18:35, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Erik" <er(at)xs4all(dot)nl> writes:
>> I would like to propose a dedicated mailing list for the usage of PostgreSQL
>> in biological/biomedical application - a good name might be "pgsql-bio".
>
> Given that the amount of such traffic in the past on the postgres lists
> has been approximately zero, I can't see why we need such a list.
> Our usual rule for establishing new lists has been to split out a
> sub-topic that's taking too much space on pgsql-general, and this is
> certainly far from qualifying.

well, a specific list would address exactly that problem: to create a
communication channel for such domain-specific postgres questions as one would
not dare to come up with on a *general mailing list.


Erik Rijkers


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