proposal: new list: microformats-rest (was Re: [microformats-discuss] REX! Re: REST-discuss list, naming)

Tantek Ç elik tantek at
Sun Oct 23 10:25:24 PDT 2005

On 10/22/05 9:58 PM, "Ryan King" <ryan at> wrote:

> On Oct 22, 2005, at 6:44 PM, Luke Arno wrote:
>> On 10/21/05, Dr. Ernie Prabhakar <drernie at> wrote:
>>> Well, "mf-discuss" would match more of my other lists, but as long as
>>> we're abbreviating I'd suggest:
>>> mf-disc
>>> mf-ann
>>> mf-rest
>>> "dis" seems a bit negative. :-)
>> mf-props then? :)
>> I would rather we didn't change the list name.
> Just to be clear, we're just talking about changing the prefix (ie,
> Subject: [microformats-discuss] ...)

Yes, the list name and email addresses will stay the same.

Other possible prefixes for the "[..]" prefix:

I don't see the savings of 3 characters being that useful in this case, so I
propose for better readability keeping "discuss" as "discuss".  Also, in the
don't fix what no one has complained about department, I'd leave "announce"
as is as well.

So I propose:




P.S. It seems no one is objecting to a new list microformats-rest, so we'll
see if we can get that created.  Thanks.

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