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Re: People posting here by mistake (was:Re: Problems using a wireless mouse unfer FC2)



On Thu, 2004-07-29 at 12:46, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > Following up on this theory, I looked around for an obvious
> > configuration or information bug at fedora.redhat.com and
> > www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-docs-list, and nothing jumps out
> > as a reason people would be lead to this list for generic questions. 
> > For example, I looked to see if there was anywhere that fedora-docs-list
> > was described other than "participants of the Docs Project", and I
> > didn't find anything.
> > 
> > Next time we get such a question we'll have to ask how they found this
> > list for their answer.
> 
> I would think we could take a couple proactive steps without adversely
> affecting anyone:
> 
> 1. In Elliot Lee's monthly (or however regular) list of Red Hat/Fedora
> lists, the first listing appearing at the top, set off in some manner of
> highlight, should be fedora-list. That would emphasize the importance of
> that list for users, I think without disparaging any of the other lists.
> (I could also see including fedora-devel-list with fedora-list; that
> would probably be a judgment call for the Fedora leadership. I suspect
> fedora-list sees more traffic, and undoubtedly is where we are
> continually redirecting folks.)
> 
> 2. The archive/info page for fedora-docs-list should include a
> highlighted area that lets people know how fedora-docs-list differs from
> fedora-list, and helpfully provides a link to fedora-list.
> 
> I'm copying Elliot on this message in case he's interested in at least
> suggestion #1. 

Just FYI for Elliot, I requested the list owner to make changes as per
#2, to the listinfo/ page and the welcome message.

- Karsten
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