[Baypiggies] [vote] admin list, jobs list
Shannon -jj Behrens
jjinux at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 03:39:33 CET 2007
I'll take that as a:
On 1/30/07, Carl J. Van Arsdall <cvanarsdall at mvista.com> wrote:
> Eh, really, there isn't that much traffic on this email list. I get a
> couple emails once in a while, a simple filter and I can read them at my
> leisure. Yes, that's right, that's how I keep 5 messages a week from
> disrupting my ADD.
> I don't see the point in a separate mailing list for admin stuff. I
> mean, that's mostly what goes on this list anyhow. Every once in a
> while there's a python related discussion, but I wouldn't say that the
> volume of both warrants maintaining two different lists.
> As far as the jobs list, again, i don't know that it really needs a
> list. How about a simple policy (a standard subject heading that I can
> parse with a regex or whatever), users who can't handle it should be
> well more than adept enough with their email client to setup a filter
> and let it delete what they don't want. I see more discussion about
> jobs than actual jobs posted anyhow. We're all python programmers (or
> should be) and should be technically advanced enough to deal with this
> such that our own individual needs are met.
> I don't see an extra handful of emails a week being a problem for anyone
> that they couldn't rectify entirely on their own. With that, see some
> of you at pycon!
> Votes below.
> Shannon -jj Behrens wrote:
> > Ok, I'm getting mixed messages on two topics:
> > * Should we have an admin list? (+1 yes, -1 no)
> > * Should we have a separate jobs list? (+1 yes, -1 no)
> > Well, this is a mailing list, so of course we'll disagree.
> > If you want a separate admin list, speak now. I'm personally against
> > it. However, if I get four or more +1's and no more than half as many
> > -1's, I'll let myself be vetoed.
> > As for the separate jobs list, some are arguing for it and some are
> > arguing against it. I'm really quite confused because the arguments
> > are pretty much sounding the same on both sides. Hence, my default
> > decision is to drop it. We can stick with a subject line prefix with
> > the existing list. If you really want the new list, speak now.
> > Again, four or more +1's and no more than half as many -1's.
> > Best Regards,
> > -jj
> Carl J. Van Arsdall
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