[mythtv-users] Spilt Myth mailing list?

Harry Orenstein ho_9 at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 11 00:17:46 EST 2004

I vote we split the mailing list.

One mailing list for the regular posts...

And one mailing lists for posts for this thread.

That should eliminate approximately 90% of the
spurious posts to the list (and everyone can
discuss this to death).

Sort of tongue-in-cheek... but... come on guys!!

-- Harry O.

>From: "Scott Nicholson" <mythtv at scottnic.com>
>Reply-To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
>To: "'Discussion about mythtv'" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
>Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] Spilt Myth mailing list?
>Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 19:39:04 -0700
> > I won't officially endorse a forum.  I am considering an -offtopic list,
> > though.
> >
> > Count the people posting in this thread that are for a forum, and those
> > against.  I make it out to roughly 4:1 against.
>It's not quite that slanted. Counting unique posters (rather than 
>posts, as those against forums seem to be more vocal) I get 7 in favor of
>forums, 14 against, two indifferent (one of which might have implied a
>slight preference for the list) and two who did not express a preference at
>So that's 2:1 against.
>Which still means the "lists" win over the "forums". Especially since the
>man in charge and many of who appear to be the most prolific and 
>posters are firmly entrenched in the "list" camp.
>So I'll graciously concede defeat, with one final suggestion: Explicitly
>state somewhere that the mail list is the only official support community
>and that there is not and never will be an official forum. Maybe that'd 
>threads like this from popping up as frequently as it is indicated they do.
>(I'm new enough to the list that this is the first one I've seen.)
>I will leave the forum I set up running (www.mythtvforum.net) for at least 
>year, since I've got the domain for that long anyway. If it gets used,
>great. If not, oh well.
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