Time for a lounge mailing list
tme at americafree.tv
Wed Mar 31 11:06:23 CDT 2010
On Mar 31, 2010, at 11:46 AM, Daniel Senie wrote:
> It's been clear for a very long time that the NANOG crowd likes to
> socialize. At NANOGs, social settings are where connections are
> made, beers consumed, sometimes scuba dives shared or other local
> attractions explored. It is certainly a good thing, and fosters much
> useful discussion among peers who become friends.
> That said, the nanog at nanog.org mailing list often is overrun with
> non-operational discussion. Certainly there are some good examples
> today, such as job titles, or arguing about the best way to rid the
> list of a troll.
> Creation of a second mailing list to handle non-operational, social
> traffic for the nanog crowd would be one way to keep the main list
> on topic. Might even boost productivity, as folks could more easily
> defer reading and responding to the non-operational stuff until
> their off-hours.
> So how about it? lounge at nanog.org? offtopic at nanog.org?
The IETF has found an "attendees" list useful.
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