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Re: Proposal to remove some mailing lists

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Proposal to remove some mailing lists
Date: 2008-07-03 18:05:32
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Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> On Thu, Jul 03, 2008 at 01:51:54PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> I think all that we're doing is helping Peter polish a proposal to be
>> presented to pgsql-general.

> I sort of was presuming that the proposal to retire a given list ought
> to be debated on that list too (and I think this is covered by the
> "there may be objections" in Peter's proposal); but do we really need
> to debate the merits of another list on -general?  If people aren't
> actually subscribed to the list in question, why should they care (or,
> for that matter, be consulted) on its disposition?

Well, that would work too, as long as we assume that each of the
keep-or-retire decisions is independent.  I'm not sure that they are
independent though.  At least, I think we ought to present the whole
thing as one proposal, so that people don't have a reaction of "why
are you picking on my list?"

			regards, tom lane

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