[Foundation-l] List Summary Service
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Sun Oct 1 16:54:54 UTC 2006
--- David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/10/06, Pat Gunn <pgunn at dachte.org> wrote:
> > I've started to summarise this list for people who
> don't want
> > to slog through the whole thing (and to make it
> easy for translators
> > to easily make foundation-l transparent to
> non-English speakers).
> > To get the swing of it, I summarised all of
> September in my first
> > go -- please see
> Good one!
> (And that reminds me that I did in fact email
> juriwiki-l on the Soviet
> PD question and, true to its reputation, juriwiki-l
> proved to be a
> black hole for questions. Hooray. What was its
> purpose again?)
> Use full names where you can, so Gerard and Gerard
> don't get mixed up.
> > 1) Is it a good idea at all?
> This is a FANTASTIC idea. Think of software
> development lists - people
> read Kernel Traffic and Wine Weekly News when they
> wouldn't bother
> with the lists.
> > 4) Is it better that I host this on meta,
> someplace else on a WKF wiki,
> > or on one of my servers? If I do host it
> on a WMF wiki, where
> > should it land?
> Meta sounds good. Somewhere linked from mailing
> lists pages, with a
> category of list summaries.
> I should mention also: it's an ongoing issue on the
> committee lists to get someone willing to summarise
> them. How much
> work was this for you?
> - d.
I second David's enthusiasm. This is wonderful.
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