[Rack] Fwd: [Noisebridge-discuss] draft of Signal to Noise, a NB newsletter

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Fri Jan 7 00:14:46 PST 2011


On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 3:13 AM, Danny O'Brien <danny at spesh.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 9:06 PM, Andy Isaacson <adi at hexapodia.org> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 01:28:17AM -0800, Danny O'Brien wrote:
>> > Hey Rack/Mailman man
>>
>> Whups, you almost took it in the shorts from my "too many -discuss
>> threads, delete them all!" reflexes because this was a reply to that
>> thread.
>>
>> > So is it possible to set up a mailing list for this putative email
>> > newsletter called signal2noise at lists.noisebridge.net (discuss, anyone
>> can
>> > join, usual defaults, me danny at spesh.com as admin) and also an alias,
>> > noiserat at noisebridge.net that will forward to
>> > signal2noise at lists.noisebridge.net ?
>> >
>> > The alias is because ostensibly that's who the newsletter will be
>> written
>> > from/by, and that's the address we'd give out for submissions.
>>
>> All technically possible.  However I'm a little concerned that noiserat@
>> may receive submissions that, while not technically private, submitters
>> might be hinky to see posted on our public Mailman archive.
>>
>> Not sure what the right answer is, there's a tension between
>>
>> 1. our lists are open to the public
>> 2. we'd like to encourage submissions even if they're not ready for the
>>   light of day quite yet
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>
> Excellent pre-emptive thoughts. Is the open public list thing a Noisebridge
> cultural norm? If not then we could just keep it a closed list, I guess, but
> that does feel odd.
>
> I hope to send out the first issue some time today, so let's go with a
> noiserat alias first (to danny at spesh.com ) and then talk about a mailing
> list later.
>
> We used to have a disclaimer on NTK occasionally about a similar issue
> (saying that if you wrote to us, we'd assume it would be for publication).
> Maybe that would work.
>

Also happy to just use an alias on another machine, if  you think
noisebridge.net email address would imply too much "official
noisebridgeness"

d.


>
> d.
>
> -andy
>>
>>
>
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