[Baypiggies] New Lists
Shannon -jj Behrens
jjinux at gmail.com
Sat Jan 27 00:44:08 CET 2007
On 1/26/07, Marilyn Davis <marilyn at deliberate.com> wrote:
> I want to suggest that instead of baypiggies-xxxx at python.org, that the new lists' names be shortened to bp-xxxx at python.org for 2 reasons:
> 1. Long names take up too much space on the subject line.
> 2. Those of us who are uncomfortable with the "piggie" name, can think of ourselves as the Bay Python group.
> Just to remind you, we ran a poll about the current name last year and 18 of 51 voters thought the name bad enough to warrant renaming the group. That's 35%! That's huge.
> Here are results of that poll:
> Number of Voters Subject Poll Type Result Summary
> 51 Change name? Public [-1,1] [18/29] 0.62:1
> bp-xxxx at python.org would be a nice gesture to the 18 of us.
> What do you think?
I thought this might come up ;)
The one *major* downside, of course, is that it will be inconvenient
for many people to learn and filter for a new address. My current
suggestions don't involve any work for people who don't want things to
change. I suggest we not get bogged down or overload the mailing list
any more this week. Hence, I propose we punt this discussion until
next Wednesday. I have calendared it in, but feel free to remind me
if it seems that I've forgotten.
Let's finish the existing questions that I've proposed before tackling
the next question.
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