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> Dale posted on Sun, 18 Jul 2010 12:43:43 -0500 as excerpted:
>> It always seemed to me that people want to send threads to -project for
>> them to just go away. Once a thread goes to -project, it just whithers
>> on the vine and nothing much happens. There may be a need for -project
>> but if almost no one is going to be there, there is no point sending
>> threads to it. Maybe developers should be required to subscribe to
>> -project so that even if a thread is sent there, they still get to see
>> the postings and deal with the issues that are being raised.
> I think that was the point. Having the list and telling people the topic
> belongs there is the polite way of telling them their output's better
> directed to /dev/null (which is of course the the geeky *ix way of saying
> "shutup already!"), without actually restricting someone's right to make
> their point... just that they might as well be posting to their private
> diary for the number of others that'll actually read it.
Yep, I'm waiting to hear that this needs to be moved to -project any