On Mon, 6 Jul 2020, Grant Taylor via COFF wrote:
I see this type of change happen — in my not so humble
opinion — /way/
It is the nature of unmoderated mailing lists that topics will drift over
time until someone jumps in to change the Subject: (and it really ought to
be a new thread) and hope that others will take the hint.
Yes, I'm just as guilty as others; then again, I've also changed the
subject when I realise my transgression.
So, I'm wondering if people are interested in
configuring TUHS and / or
COFF mailing list (Mailman) with topics. That way people could
subscribe to the topics that they are interested in and not receive
copies of topics they aren't interested in.
They would then need to see what new topics come up from time to time...
I'm assuming that TUHS and COFF are still on
Mailman mailing lists and
that Warren would be amicable to such.
I believe they are on Mailman, but I have little experience with running
To clarify, it would still be the same mailing list(s)
as they exist
today. They would just have the to be utilized option of picking
interesting topics. Where topics would be based on keywords in the
On one list I use, a predecessor of it used to require a subject tag in
the form [Blah] (taken from a set of known tags); I've always hated that,
but I'm still in the habit of putting my own tag there as a hint.