[rfc-i] Mailing lists overlap - merge them ?
loa at pi.nu
Mon Feb 8 23:41:17 PST 2021
I'm subscribed tp tjhe rfc-i list onöy, if list are merged I will get a
couple of extra mails each week, and as of now I don't see any benefit
However, if merging solves a real problem, then I'm not going to argue
against merging. But as I remember we had good reasons to make two list.
On 08/02/2021 17:36, Roger Price wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Feb 2021, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>> On 08-Feb-21 09:16, Roger Price wrote:
>>> This survey is very interesting, but the regular double posting shows
>>> that the two mailing lists overlap too much. I suggest merging them.
>> Bad idea. This topic does indeed interest both lists, but rfc-interest
>> covers much, much more than tools-discuss (and is not an IETF list, in
>> fact). Also, tools-discuss covers more that document prep tools.
> OK. But it would be interesting to know the overlap of the readership.
> 20% or 80% ?
> About rfc-interest says: "...Topics appropriate to this list may include
> formatting, tools, style, content, and indexing aspects of the RFC
> About Tools-discuss says: "A list for announcement and discussion of
> IETF related tools"
> That looks like tools overlap to me. If the lists are not to be merged,
> then they are to be clearly separated. Roger
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