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From: Pierre Weis <Pierre.Weis@i...>
Subject: Re: Newsgroup for Caml?
> If Pierre is for a newsgroup, it is probably because the flow on the
> caml-list is becoming very time-consuming to moderate. So it would
> probably be nice to have a non-moderated comp.lang.caml.

Absolutely. This way I would not have the burden to answer directly to
naive questions, that can be sent to the news group.

> Also I'm not sure that people who don't like newsgroups would really
> enjoy reading such a non-moderated caml-list, with the flame-wars and
> spam one can expect.

IMHO, you're absolutely right.

> What about keeping a moderated caml-list mainly for announcements, the
> newsgroup being there for questions and discussions?

Yes, but I would like a slightly more general mailing list, opened to
suggestions (libraries and language design improvements). The rest
(including comparison between Caml and whatever) being freeely posted
to the unmoderated newsgroup.

Pierre Weis

INRIA, Projet Cristal,,