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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 <firstname.lastname@example.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 <email@example.com>
> 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
> echo "subscribe nanog-futures" | mail email@example.com
> 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.
the firstname.lastname@example.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.