[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] New list spin-off?

From: Aniello Del Sorbo anidel at gmail.com
Date: Fri Feb 2 14:21:58 EET 2007
Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Fri Feb  2 10:56:24 2007, Murray Cumming wrote:
>> On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 12:53 +0200, quim.gil at nokia.com wrote:
>> > > platform at lists.maemo.org  (renamed maemo-developers at maemo.org, no 
>> change
>> > in subscribers)
>> There's no "dev", "devel" or "development" in the name. It will be
>> bothered by users.
> I'd agree.
I'd agree too.

>> > app-devel at lists.maemo.org (new list, interested people need to join)
>> > > powerusers at lists.maemo.org  (renamed maemo-users at maemo.org, no 
>> change in
>> > subscribers)
>> > About the flags in the email subject, is this a problem? I can live
>> > with/without them, no strong opinion here. It's annoying to me.
> Actually, it's more than mere annoyance. On a small screen device 
> (anyone around here got one of those?), a lengthy [list] prefix takes up 
> a substantial chunk of space, meaning that the actual subject line 
> itself is obscured.
I agree on that too. Right now I cannot read the subject at all because 
of the flag (unless I expand the messages window all the way to the 
left, removing the list of folders, and move away the Date field 
[something that it does not even remember between consecutive runs)

> So I'd prefer them to be off, but I'd happy with a short prefix, too.
Two letters could be enough.

> (The List-* headers are well worth looking at for those of us writing 
> email clients.)
Correct :)


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