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Re: mailing-list problem (Was Re: lynx-dev What happened to MINGW patch?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: mailing-list problem (Was Re: lynx-dev What happened to MINGW patch? (fwd))
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2004 15:58:42 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 4 Feb 2004, [ISO-8859-1] Fr?d?ric L. W. Meunier wrote:

> > > Too bad nobody has any control over the mailing-lists. Another
> > > reason to consider switching :-)
> >
> > If someone wants to setup/maintain a (real) alternate mailing list I
> > suppose there'd be no objection to that.
> What do you mean by alternate ? Have 2, or just move it ?

Just move it, I guess.

> I think it wouldn't be that hard to move it to Savannah and ask
> Verio to redirect all e-mails that go to lynx-dev for a year or
> so. Sure, those would be moderated by us. And after a year they
> could just send back and e-mail about the move.
> But we'd also need the list of current subscribers for lynx-dev
> and lynx-dev-contrib.

lynx-dev is a majordomo list - I see to recall that its subscriber
list is available.

> And what happened to
> ? It's there, but how do we access it ?

Whoever started it didn't maintain it.  I don't see any particular
advantage to creating a project on savannah, but the mailing list
seems to need some work.

> There's also that I use for my
> mailing-list, but I don't know if it'd be a good idea to use
> it. You never know how long it'll last. The good think is that
> doesn't have advertisements like SourceForge, and you have much
> more control to administer.
> Anyway, I'm willing to setup it or help doing it, and be one of
> the moderators. Yes, lynx-dev-contrib is good, it allows you to
> post, but isn't mentioned anywhere. I wonder how many people
> e-mail lynx-dev and think are being ignored because Verio
> doesn't even send them a message about it.

I don't recall anything about lynx-dev-contrib

Thomas E. Dickey

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