[Inx] Launchpad Mailing List

Peter Garrett inx-one at optusnet.com.au
Tue May 13 05:30:11 PDT 2008

On Tue, 13 May 2008 21:32:59 +1000
"David Symons" <david.symons at liberatedcomputing.net> wrote:

> >  I somehow doubt that we currently need or want people mailing to a
> >  separate list - but the existence of the LP list might be useful if
> >  people stumble across it and don't know about this one. We can
> >  re-direct them to join this list, perhaps.
> >
> >  Thoughts, please?
> I like the idea of the Launchpad list because Launchpad is the public
> hub/repository for INX development.  Then again, some people might be
> put off by having to sign up to Launchpad in order to subscribe to the
> list.

That is one aspect that bothers me. Having said that, I suppose the
sort of person who signs up for mailing lists is unlikely to find it an

It's still early enough to change - could be more difficult when INX
achieves world domination... ;-)

I await further votes. 

One other point: the LP list is inx-devel , which is likely to make
people think the list is for development only. It seems to me that INX
should try not to scare away people who might simply want to try it as
a learning tool, without necessarily getting involved in code, and so

At this stage, unless people object, we could do as David has done,
and post/reply to both. I'm doing that here - it gives us two archives,
which may or may not be useful, although having a mail archive on LP
might prove to be a good move.

Later, perhaps, the LP list could focus on development issues, with the
inx.maincontent list acting as a general list?

Peter Garrett <inx-one at optusnet.com.au>

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