[discuss] Should the 1net discussion be split into two (or more) lists?

Nick Ashton-Hart nashton at ccianet.org
Sun Jan 19 17:02:15 UTC 2014

I for one think we need more than this division, we also need some more thematic lists, like:

* IP and other addresses and policy considerations
* Brazil meeting related
* IETF, W3C, and standards-related
* Surveillance and related multilateral engagement

Having one list is unmanageable. I'm paying less and less attention to the entire list now, the volume is simply too great and I get two, or three, copies of many emails because of the cross-posting.
On 19 Jan 2014, at 17:09, Avri Doria <avri at acm.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am amenable to splitting the lists, I will just combine them in the same folder, just one more filtering rule.
> I don't think it will achieve anything, other then the addition of arguments about whether something is 'on or off topic' to our list of less than productive conversational threads.  And it is not like we have enforcement conditipons and enforcement on this list*.
> Now I guess it word as a filtering decive for those who abhor the icky part of the multistakeholder churn, leaving it to the devotees and to those who feel one has to maintain some degree of awareness about all of the public threads.  But in that case, there are other ways to filter.
> But as I said I have no objection, just think it wold be counter-productive.  But I can live with that.
> avri
> * a side thought that occurred while writing that:  if we ever start to talk about list etiquette (oh and what a discussions that would be - we have already seen shades of Foucault) would we have it on one list or on both?
> On 19-Jan-14 10:24, John Curran wrote:
>> On Jan 19, 2014, at 5:08 AM, "George Sadowsky" <george.sadowsky at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> When I first thought to suggest this, I thought of it as a way of using humor to highlight the wanderings of topics on the list and the seeming inability of the discussion to come to convergence and agree on anything.  Now, the more I think of it, perhaps the suggestion also deserves consideration as a serious one.
>> George -
>> Your idea has serious merit - in general,  I do not think
>> we should attempt to achieve perfect separation of threads
>> through multiple mailing lists, but it does appear that at
>> least one list division would be helpful at this time.
>> /John
>> Disclaimer: My views alone.
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