[Squeakfoundation]Time to shut down separate SqF list?

Doug Way squeakfoundation@lists.squeakfoundation.org
Sat, 11 Aug 2001 17:09:23 -0400

On Saturday, August 11, 2001, at 06:28 AM, Henrik Gedenryd wrote:

> By now at least half of all traffic to the SqF list consists of posts 
> that
> should really be on the main list, plus replies telling the poster so.
> I have asked, and most of the times this has been because the SqF 
> address is
> what people found and therefore they used that. I think this hints us 
> that
> there is little chance of avoiding 'misposts'.

I just changed the link to the SqF mailing list from the SqF Swiki, and 
added some explanatory text, which hopefully might make these misposts 
less common.  (I also cleaned up some of the Projects stuff while I was 

> Also, we already noted that it's also impractical to have SqF discussion
> separated from the main list.
> Thirdly, the SqF traffic is very low.
> I therefore simply propose that we shut down the SqF list and in the 
> future
> simply have SqF discussions over on the main list, with proper tags and
> topic names.

I don't feel strongly about it, but I'd sort of prefer to keep the SqF 
list separate for now.  Yes, the traffic has been low, probably for the 
reasons Tim mentioned.  But I also feel that the SqF doesn't necessarily 
need to wait around for SqC to find a new home before it can do some 
useful stuff for the community.

- Doug Way