Splitting comp.lang.python

Tom NoSpam at NoSpam.com
Mon Feb 26 18:21:43 CET 2001


"Mikael Olofsson" <mikael at isy.liu.se> wrote in message
news:mailman.983199848.8916.python-list at python.org...
>
> On 01-Mar-00 Gerrit Holl wrote:
>  >  <quote name="Mikael Olofsson" date="951918286"
email="mikael at isy.liu.se">
>  > > Perhaps the best thing would be to keep c.l.py as it is as the
general
>  > > place for discussion, and then adding subgroups for specific
interests.
>  >
>  >  Perl uses:
>  >
>  >   comp.lang.perl.announce
>  >   comp.lang.perl.misc
>  >   comp.lang.perl.tk
>  >   comp.lang.perl.modules
>  >   comp.lang.perl
>  >   comp.lang.perl.moderated
>  >
>  >  Maybe it's a good idea too do something like that on c.l.py.
>
> Not necessarily exactly those subgroups, but definitely something in
> that direction, yes. Based on my first post in this thread, I come up
> with the following
>
>   c.l.py             General
>   c.l.py.gui         GUI
>   c.l.py.os          os/platform dependent issues
>   c.l.py.db          DataBase handling
>   c.l.py.advocacy    Whitespace and such

Yes, I think this is a very good idea - c.l.p. is too high volume.

But what about api (c/c++) issues?  This would be an easily distinguishable
subsection.  Don't subdivide it into platforms.

Tom.

> The CGI subgroup that I proposed earlier is perhaps not especially
> interresting. Many questions and discussions regarding CGI programming
> tend to be originating from poor understanding of Python itself, and
> its modules. I guess that is the way in to the Python world for many
> newbies. It sure was for me once.
>
> I think that it is better to have general subgroup names such as gui,
> os, db, and advocacy, rather than more explicit ones like tk, linux,
> sql, and whitespace. Maybe platform is better than os... I leave that
> to the os/platform lawyers out there.
>
> /Mikael
>
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