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Re: a user list too big, a suggestion

On Sat, Jul 04, 1998 at 09:33:33PM -0400, Alexander Gutfraind wrote:
> Hello fellow users.
> The debian user lists are the most important source of
> information for debian users,
> especially in detailed problems. I believe we all agree to
> that.
> However the lists have grown too large. I receive about 80
> MSG's per day from
> the lists and I can't filter myself all those MSG's.
> Wouldn't it be better if would split the lists to, for
> example:
> 1) Software
> 2) Hardware
> 3) Debian & Linux discussion?

It is much easier to read if you have a threaded mail reader
eg mutt, gnus. You can delete whole threads with one keystroke after
you discover you don't want to read it in mutt (Control-D).
I have no trouble keeping up with debian-user, debian-devel,
policy, mentors, etc with this.

Hamish Moffatt, hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au, hmoffatt@mail.com
Latest Debian packages at ftp://ftp.rising.com.au/pub/hamish. PGP#EFA6B9D5
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