I guess I'm giving up on the "experiment"

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed May 16 16:08:00 GMT 2001


On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 03:44:11PM -0400, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
>At 03:26 PM 5/16/2001, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>Ok, here you go, trying to increase my number of posts to sources.redhat.com
>>mailing list.  I'm onto your game.  :-)
>
>
>I can't fool you!
>
>
>>On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 02:47:17PM -0400, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
>> >How important is it that we reduce the traffic on the list?  Is it just
>> >an annoyance to those of us that monitor it or is it an issue for Red
>> >Hat as well?
>>
>>It's an issue for sources.redhat.com.  Cygwin mailing list traffic was
>>actually having an effect on email throughput.
>
>Hopefully not to the extent that they considered shutting us down...

Oh no.  Since they is "me" in this case, there isn't much chance of
that happening.  I'm just trying to be responsible.

>Hm, that's an interesting idea.  I wonder if we could come up with other
>categories too.  Most of these responses would probably just redirect the
>petitioner to the FAQ but it would be better to have 1 such response rather
>than 2, 3 or more.  
>
>I'd volunteer for the setup questions but I have to admit that I don't 
>use it.  I know, boo-hiss.  Just a personal choice at this point.  No 
>reflection on the facility itself.  If no one else volunteers though, I'm 
>willing to field the questions to the best of my ability.

You're elected, as far as I'm concerned.

cgf



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