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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] Splitting the mailing list
Date Mon, 24 Jul 2006 21:36:01 GMT
On 24/07/06, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/24/06, Simon Kitching <skitching@apache.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2006-07-22 at 21:53 -0700, Henri Yandell wrote:
> > > I had a thought just now on the multiple list concept - and a positive
> > > reason for splitting the lists in general. By having lists for
> > > commits, jira, wiki, ci etc filters become a lot, lot easier. Much
> > > easier for someone to come up with a list of commits they're
> > > interested in and we can have people who are interested in their own
> > > defined groupings while having to still see the general dev
> > > discussions as they come through.
> >
> > One problem is that of temporarily unsubscribing. We've all regularly
> > seen what happens when someone goes on holiday for a few weeks and sets
> > their email to auto-respond "out of office" without unsubscribing from
> > these lists first.
> >
> > When there are 4 commons lists, how are people going to manage this?
> >
> > I believe one commonly used mailing list system provides a web page
> > where you can "suspend" your subscriptions to all lists in one go. As
> > far as I know, though, the apache system doesn't provide this.
>
> Don't use your work email for open source mailing lists :) I can only

I'm surprised at how many companies (large ones too) let OOO e-mails
outside their company boundaries. These can provide valuable
information for social engineering purposes...

> see the out of office making sense if its a work email - otherwise I'd
> expect people to continue checking their mail or just let it build up.

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