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To: <cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de>
Subject: Re: List structure
From: Allan Latham <alatham,AT,flexsys-group,DOT,com>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2003 12:32:16 +0200
In-reply-to: <000901c38415$99d5a140$d100010a@lyta>
References: <000901c38415$99d5a140$d100010a@lyta>

I would vote for this.

If we are going to upgrade CIPE there will be much more traffic like the last 
couple of days.


On Friday 26 September 2003 12:04, Mark Smith wrote:
> I'm going to take a moment to bring back something I mentioned some time
> ago - multiple mailing lists.
> I strongly recommend we split the list to keep the user requests away from
> development or design.  We seem to have need for a development and design
> discussion, which I want to keep off the main user list.  The existing list
> could then be used for assistance and announcements, which should hopefully
> keep the bandwidth down a little.  The new list could then take all the
> traffic we've been seeing with regards everyone's desire to help, to
> discuss even if individuals do not possess technical knowledge.
> I know I'm no crypto expert, but I am a programmer and I'd like to think
> I've got a little bit of common sense, I've already been taking a look at
> the potential for messing with packets, so as a result I believe I have
> something I may be able to contribute into a discussion about the matter.
> I've seen many others with similar desires and differing abilities.
> We have two user bases - end users and contributors.  Let's make use of
> this while we can.
> For me, CIPE is simple enough to hand out to end users with very little
> need to train them in complexities and to not have to worry about
> supporting them.  However, it's not quite there yet, which is why I'm
> trying to participate to get it there.  Any alternative needs to work on
> multiple platforms for me, which does restrict my options a little, and so
> far those I've looked at have proved more complicated to setup and
> maintain.
> Olaf - if you have time to answer, can you let us know how you could
> participate in any of this, if at all, or if you could setup website or
> mailing list facilities?  If not, could SourceForge?
> Take care, and stay happy.

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