Re: ..d-u support sponsorships, was: Problem with ppp keeping link up
--- Arnt Karlsen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 11:41:25 -0700 (PDT), Mike wrote in message
> > --- firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > I note that back in Jan 2003, someone had the same problem but got
> > > no response on the debian-user mailing list.
> > >
> > It's good too see that this list is functioning and there are ppl
> > around to answer questions. As for the debian-user list I don't have
> > enuff time to listen in for network related questions and direct them
> > to here. I hope that some/any one would be kind enuff todo so and
> > encourage other to take the time todo so, when time is avalible.
> > Dito for debian-devel and any other list.
> ..how about sponsorships? You can easily spend a 16 hour working day
> at d-u to keep up with it, and face it, _somebody_ has to pay for all
> that time. As I write this, I have 30470 unread of 67172 since joining
> d-u in August last year until wisening up the same way Lawrence Lessig
> did in January this year, bills to pay and Groklaw.net, FlightGear.org
> and IPCop.org.
How about breaking up the list in to several smaller lists, like
debian-fierwall. For today the names like debian-user1 and debian-user2
could be used to provide at least some level of maintanable/readable
material. I don't know how many mails a day the d-u lists gets, but I'm
guessing more then 16 a day is too many.
> ..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
> ...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
> Scenarios always come in sets of three:
> best case, worst case, and just in case.
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