[SciPy-dev] not *more* lists!

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 21:50:05 CST 2006


Travis Oliphant wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:

>>I think guidelines would be much simpler if we had only 3 lists:
>>
>>1) numpy
>>2) scipy
>>3) numpy-discussion (for Numeric and numarray; unfortunate name)
>>
>>I've never seen the -user/-devel split as particularly useful for scipy, nor
>>have I found the single list for Numeric users and developers as harmful.
> 
> I don't have a problem with that. 
> 
> I suppose we could just post to the single lists and keep a separate dev 
> list silent until such time that developers are overwhelemed with the 
> number of postings to the list ;-)  (that seems to be what Python itself 
> did).

Lists that exist will be posted to by somebody, so if we do go with a 3-list
strategy, we probably need to prune the extras.

-- 
Robert Kern
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