[Members] too many lists!

Steffen Larsen zooldk at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 13:44:45 UTC 2011


On Nov 24, 2011, at 11:21 AM, Dave Cridland wrote:

> On Thu Nov 24 02:20:40 2011, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>> According to http://mail.jabber.org/mailman/listinfo we have the
>> following email lists at xmpp.org:
>> API
>> BOSH
>> CommTeam
>> Council
>> devcon
>> gaming
>> Interop
>> Jingle
>> Members
>> mobile
>> MUC
>> News
>> Operators
>> PubSub
>> Security
>> SharedEditing
>> SIP-XMPP
>> social
>> Standards
>> Summit
>> TechReview
>> webteam
>> whiteboarding
>> WS-XMPP
>> xmpp-commits
>> xsf-ietf
> 
> Yikes. Half of these I'd never heard of.
> 
>> At the least, I think we can easily disable (but not remove the archives
>> for) the following lists, because they have had no posts of substance in
>> 2011:
>> API
>> devcon
>> gaming
>> mobile
>> News
>> SIP-XMPP
>> webteam
>> whiteboarding
>> WS-XMPP
> Seems fine.


+1. Good idea.

> 
> 
>> I suggest that we can do the same with the following lists, which are
>> not very active (discussion can be redirected to members at xmpp.org,
>> standards at xmpp.org, or jdev at jabber.org):
>> CommTeam => members at xmpp.org
>> SharedEditing => standards at xmpp.org
>> social => jdev at jabber.org
>> TechReview => members at xmpp.org
> I'd rather shut down the teams, and replace them with SIGs - I don't see a need to restrict these to the membership. I'd also like to stick someone in charge of these, so there's a responsible body to keep things going - that person, I think, ought to be a member.
> 

Good idea to shut down some of the teams. Last time I tried to organize a tech review, only a few heads showed up. 
And actually we already have a person in charge of the tech team - event though I have never seen him online doing a tech review. 



> As for Social, I honestly don't know where that belongs. I'm not sure it deserves its own list, but I wouldn't merge it with jdev either - nor standards...
> 
>> In the future we might want to close lists like MUC, PubSub, and
>> Security, but the lists mentioned above would make a good start.
> 
> Security is an oddball - we have lots of folk on there that wouldn't care as much about general XMPP work.
> 
> But MUC and PubSub haven't really proven themselves to be worthwhile as a seperate list (almost the opposite). I could also say the same for Jingle, even if it's much more active.
> 
> Dave.
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/Steffen Larsen




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