[SciPy-dev] not *more* lists!

Andrew Jaffe a.h.jaffe at gmail.com
Sun Jan 8 06:28:33 CST 2006


Robert Kern wrote:
> 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.

Just to reiterate part of a previous, related, discussion: it would be 
great if all of the lists were accesible as newsgroups through (e.g.) gmane.

Andrew




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