[uf-discuss] Mailing list debate moved & new proposal

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Tue Oct 24 11:24:21 PDT 2006


It's too bad we can't "tag" e-mail messages.  That way your colleagues
could filter this mailing list and only get the messages they want.

(Perhaps we need a nanoformat... for plain text e-mail... like the
ones someone here was working on for SMS messages, I think.)

See ya

On 10/24/06, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
> In case anyone hasn't noticed, earlier today (when I was online ,but
> without access to e-mail) , I moved the voting on a putative new mailing
> list to:
>         <http://microformats.org/wiki/mailing-lists-proposals>
> (with a link to that, from the original page), because it was becoming
> longer then the rest of the page, combined.
> I also posted this comment on the new page:
>         Why not create a new mailing list for each proposal, once it's
>         reached a certain stage? Then , if the uF is created, or the
>         proposal abandoned, the specific list would be closed, and the
>         archive retained as a link from the "brainstorming" page, as a
>         permanent, and discrete record of discussion on that topic.
>         Alternatively, the list could be retained for discussion of the
>         implementation and development of that specific uF.
>         For example, several academic and professional taxonomists have
>         told me in e-mail that they would be interested in the species
>         proposal, (and one astronomer, likewise, for mars/ luna), but do
>         not have the time to follow a general mailing list; indeed, a
>         couple asked me specifically if I would set up a separate
>         mailing list for the subject.

    Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

    charles @ reptile.ca
    supercanadian @ gmail.com

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