Changing discussion to something else

Chris Forsythe chris at
Mon Jun 4 15:24:21 EDT 2007

Ethan Blanton wrote:

>Chris Forsythe spake unto us the following wisdom:
>>    Apologies if this is innapropriate for this list, I'm not subscribed 
>>to the other list though. There have been a lot of emails sent 
>>incorrectly to the IMFreedom discussion list that were meant for the 
>>devel list. I'm wondering if it would be prudent to rename the 
>>discussion list to say, imfreedom@ or something else like that? My 
>>reasoning is that some projects tend to use discuss@ as a support 
>>mailing list and devel@ for developer discussions, and that could be why 
>>there is a lot of misfires.
>It is not discussion at, which would indeed be confusing; it is
>discussion at  I think the problem is that it shows up in
>the pipermail archives on; this is apparently some problem
>with the tools (it is not trivial to fix this, I guess?), which we
>will no doubt eventually solve.

I'd disagree about this being the reason. Take a look here:

Basically I'm suggesting that people aren't reading the description, and 
are instead just picking the list they think they should be using based 
on the name of the list.


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