[Mono-list] Mono Hackers mailing list.
Miguel de Icaza
27 Mar 2002 02:32:53 -0500
> > Closed. That way, we can avoid the average Slashdot kid that reads the
> > archives to make a big deal out of something that is not.
> Don't you think a moderated list would be better?
> I think the best solution here is probably to allow a select few to post
> to the mailing list, but to still allow all those interested to sign up
> to see the discussion.
There are two issues:
* Technical debates that need to be discussed in private
(gnome has gnome-private, kde has or used to have kde-private).
* People have in the past pointed out to a public/moderated mailing list
to start their own flame wars or to try to prove a point
without looking at the big picture, or partially quoting a
These are not hypothetical situations, these have happened in the past
I also want to discuss timing, strategy and partially confidential
information with a group of people, and I needed an avenue for that. I
could just assemble a large CC list, but this is more convenient for
I can probably split things up, so we can have mono-private and
mono-hackers and have the same split that GNOME has (gnome-hackers and
gnome-private). But in any case, there will be a private list for