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Re: the right list to use for talking about nanog is nanog-futures

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Wed Aug 31 17:39:56 2005

> From: Joe Abley <jabley@isc.org>
> Subject: the right list to use for talking about nanog is nanog-futures
> Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 16:20:27 -0400
> To: NANOG list <nanog@merit.edu>
> 
> 
> On 31-Aug-2005, at 14:52, Barry Shein wrote:
> 
> > Sorry for the interruption but I wish just once I could follow a
> > topical list where 50% or more of the traffic wasn't people posting or
> > arguing about how this or that post was off-topic!
> 
> As Randy alluded earlier, the right list to use for this kind of meta- 
> nanog discussion right now is nanog-futures@nanog.org.
> 
>    echo "subscribe nanog-futures" | mail majordomo@medit.edu
> 
>    http://www.merit.edu/mail.archives/nanog-futures/
> 
> This is absolutely the right place to make your opinions heard about  
> mailing list policy, about blog entries or news articles being pasted  
> onto the list, about exactly what is and what should be off-topic on  
> the main list, and about the opportunities for venting frustration if  
> someone says you're off-topic when you swear you're not. And all  
> kinds of other stuff that ideally would never show up on the main list.
> 
> I imagine it will make the lives of the over-worked, volunteer  
> mailing list administrator team much easier if these meta-threads  
> could head to nanog-futures right away.
> 
> It would also make this particular SC member, speaking personally,  
> very happy if the discussions could move there rather than simply  
> ceasing. This is all important stuff to hear.
> 
> 
> Joe


the nanog-futures@nanog.org mailing list is broken.  evidently,
this has been the case for some time.  maybe nanog has no future
:-).

over the last 24 hours, the steering committee has made a number of
urgent requests to merit to fix this problem asap.  our apologies.

randy





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