Re: Fixing the gnome-hackers list

On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Daniel Veillard wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 16, 2000 at 10:46:24AM -0400, Michael Meeks wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On 16 Oct 2000, Martin Baulig wrote:
> > > This is done in half an hour and it'll also give us working archives for
> > > the list.
> >   
> >         The gnome-hackers list has AFAIK always been by invitation only,  
> > and due to the frank, sometimes 'fighting talk' nature of the discussion  
> > has not been archived publicly. I assume you propose to continue these
> > attributes ?
>   I'm of the opinion that an archive of debates is a Really Good thing !
> Whether it should be public for accountability is an open question for me,
> we have the exact same problem at W3C !
> If you open the archive there will be more back talks. if you don't open
> it people will be suspicious about it's content ... I have no answer,
> but an archive is definitely useful in my opinion.

In the past there have been unadvertised archives of gnome-hackers.  I
think mailman gives the ability to make the archives private, so only
list members can access them.  This is probably what we want.


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