[mythtv-users] Gmane? or list-splitting

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 21:23:17 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 2:16 PM, Brian Wood<beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 June 2009 15:07:44 Stephen Bridges wrote:
>> On Sunday 07 June 2009 13:09:13 Richard Freeman wrote:
>> > Craig Treleaven wrote:
>> > > At 11:22 AM -0400 6/6/09, Richard Freeman wrote:
>> > >> ...This list is becoming very difficult to manage via email...
>> > >
>> > > Why?
>> >
>> > Well, the fact that there are over 61 unread posts to this list just
>> > since I wrote that email might be part of the problem.  :)  I tend to
>> > like to just browse the list and then read more of interesting-looking
>> > threads.
>> Would another alternative be to split mythtv-users up a bit?  The
>> discussion of potential hardware and the hardware requirements for
>> different tasks could be spun off, and would narrow down archive searches
>> for people new to the lists.  I certainly don't read any of the very long
>> threads about them, but I will want to at some point.
>> I'm almost tempted to suggest VDPAU go into its own list as well, as
>> certainly most of the traffic on here is about it :)
> I'd think that any MUA that will thread messages would solve your problem,
> just ignore the threads you aren't interested in, or even delete the entire
> thread with a single click.

That's what I do. Works great.

> This would allow the individual user to decide how to split up the list,
> because no matter how it might be done, many people would not like it.

Right, I would NOT want to subscribe to more MYTHTV lists!

Brad Fuller

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